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29 May, 2016 | The Times of India (Bhopal Edition) | News Mention
Project Udita: Girls in MP save money for menstruation hygiene
28 May, 2016 | Scroll | News Mention
In Mumbai, a young woman wants to start a conversation on menstrual waste management
28 May, 2016 | Daily Pioneer | News Mention
NO TOILET: 63L INDIAN GIRLS MANAGE PERIODS OUT IN OPEN
28 May, 2016 | Odishanews | News Mention
Global Menstrual Hygiene Day observed in Bhubaneswar
28 May, 2016 | Doordarshan | News Mention
Ek Nayi Subah: Conversation with Union Minister on ‘swachh bharat abhiyan’
27 May, 2016 | Daily News & Analysis | Opinion
World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Breaking taboos about periods
27 May, 2016 | Youth Ki Awaaz | Opinion
Period Matters: Why You Owe It To 120 Million Adolescent Girls To Talk About Menstruation
14 May, 2016 | The New Indian Express | News Mention
The aqua guards
13 May, 2016 | Youth Ki Awaaz | News Mention
The Absolutely Disgusting Comment A Gujarat Officer Made About Manual Scavengers
13 May, 2016 | Free Press Journal | News Mention
‘Loo with a View’ toilets inaugurated

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Mala, Community Mobilizer and Anita, Panchayat Mobilizer facilitating the MHM session with village women and adolescent girls. Baisenbagh village, post interventionLucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Decoding GST on sanitary pads

ARUNDATI MURALIDHARAN & TANYA MAHAJAN Why does GST matter? After a year-long zealous campaign on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for sanitary pads by Members of Parliament, activists, students and the general public, the Government on India announced on 21 July 2018 that sanitary pads will be exempted from GST, a decision that was thought to benefit the thousands of Indian girls and women who use and want to use sanitary pads. The basic premise for the zero tax movement was that sanitary pads are an essential and not a luxury item for women.  But will tax exemption really...

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