On August 4th 2017 we visited Digha library to talk to women from the local self-help group. The workshop covered the introduction of different types of sanitary products, the teaching of yoga asanas for pain relief and eco-friendly ways of pad disposal. We especially enjoyed the great participation of everyone, the honest questions that were … Continue reading Let’s Talk About It – workshop in Digha
Menstruation is a natural, obvious and inevitable part of a women’s life. However, in some countries people do not perceive it this way. It is often treated as a taboo topic and there are various myths created arround it. The most disturbing seems the fact that this situation can still be observed in both, the … Continue reading Taboo topic of „these days” in India
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
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