PERIODS: WHY SHHHH? I n India, menstruation is usually a taboo topic even amongst women, sometimes. Men never discuss it, mostly. Yet, talking of it can demystify it and make things easier for women, girl children, boys and men themselves. A bold departure from the norm is by Anitha Nair who, in one of her novels, has portrayed a father who has to take care of his daughter and also change her sanitary napkin etc., which though cast in a tragic setting, does open up through literature, a taboo subject. It shows that one of the ways in which the silence, menstruation is wrapped up in, for and by men as to how they can help in making life easier for women and girl children, is through literatur
We are running in AIRTEL DELHI HALF MARATHON 2019 ON 20TH October to raise funds for our program PADBANK. We are setting an ambitious target adopting 10,000 rural girls living in 20 villages across 6 states in India and distributing free sanitary pads for a period of 24 months.