My name is Marine and I am from France. I worked for Safe n’ Happy Periods for 3 weeks in May 2017. I worked on an event which was a menstruation workshop for girls and women in a slum in CBD Belapur, for Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017. From the preparation to the realisation, I acted … Continue reading Marine Durand-Robaux – Volunteer, France
I am a German law student and I have worked for Safe-N-Happy Periods for about six weeks. First, other volunteers and I interviewed Indian girls about their opinions on menstruation and the way society deals with the topic. We made a video of it, which shows the extent that women’s periods are still a taboo … Continue reading Sarah Beischau – Volunteer, Germany
I found out about Safe N’ Happy Periods while I was an AIESEC incoming global volunteer. I was enrolled in a 6 week women empowerment project called ‘Project Mulan’, of which 2 weeks were spent with Safe N’ Happy Periods. However, after the 2 weeks had finished, I made the decision to stay with this … Continue reading Rebecca Wilson – Volunteer, UK
Recently I visited the city of ACCRA, which is the capital of Ghana in Africa. My intention was to explore the menstrual ecosystem, their challenges and consider new approaches towards sustainable solutions.
REPORT on workshops held by the local non-profit organisation “Safe-N-Happy Periods ” for NMMC School GIrls and Female Employees of NMMC Ward offices. The workshops were undertaken between March and September 2016 with great contribution by NAVI MUMBAI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. 24 NMMC Schools 8 Ward Offices 3000+ Girls were educated 350+ female Officers were educated … Continue reading “Safe, Shy-free & Healthy Menstruation” Practises
Shame. We’ve all felt it. In most cases, the everyday shame we feel is usually because of what we’ve done, but what if the root of your shame came from your very existence? From the functioning of your human body? Millions of women in India face this feeling every month. Anna Levy travelled to Mumbai … Continue reading Radio Interview – Anna Levy
The girl child in India faces many challenges and when they grow into young adults, views on Menstruation and a lack of knowledge creates an additional burden. Sarika Gupta, Founder of ‘Safe-N-Happy Periods’firmly believes that if the girl child is well informed about the basics of Menstruation and Menstrual Hygiene at the right age, and … Continue reading Through ‘Safe-N-Happy Periods’ Sarika Gupta trying to break away age old taboo on Menstruation
Sarika Gupta educates adolescent girls about healthy menstruation practices and works to eliminate taboos Source: Lifting the veil on ‘those days’ – The Hindu