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Menstrual health and hygiene encompasses the availability and proper management of sanitary knowledge for women and girls during menstruation.

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The team of Pinkish Foundation conducted a street play on menstrual awareness at Kasturba Vidyalaya, Hapur
The team of Pinkish Foundation conducted a street play on menstrual awareness at Kasturba Vidyalaya, Hapur

Pinkishe Foundation has successfully raised awareness about menstruation in over 200 government schools in Hapur through street plays over the past two months. During today's awareness program, sanitary pads were distributed to girls from Kasturba Gandhi Vidyalaya and other schools. The Chief Development Officer of Hapur praised the street play, highlighting its effectiveness in educating adolescents about menstruation in an engaging manner, and emphasized both the social and medical aspects related to menstruation. He congratulated Shalini Gupta, General Secretary of Pinkishe Foundation, for the successful implementation of Project Kishori in Hapur. Representatives from Pinkishe included Associate Director Vandana Rani Dayal, Project Coordinator Shivani Singh, and Shubham Jha from the District Institute of Education and Training (DIET). Their combined efforts have significantly contributed to the project's success. Project Kishori continues to make a positive impact by educating and empowering schoolgirls and women about menstrual hygiene, breaking down taboos, and providing practical solutions to menstrual-related concernsThe team of Pinkish Foundation conducted a street play on menstrual awareness at Kasturba Vidyalaya, Hapur.

Pinkishe Foundation Launches 'Project Kishori' to Raise Menstrual Hygiene Awareness
Pinkishe Foundation Launches 'Project Kishori' to Raise Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Pinkishe Foundation has been at the forefront of raising awareness about menstrual hygiene among schoolgirls and women for the past seven years. Continuing its efforts, the foundation, in collaboration with P&G Whisper, has launched 'Project Kishori.' This initiative focuses on conducting awareness sessions on menstrual health and hygiene through street plays in government schools across Meerut, Baghpat, Bulandshahr, and Hapur, reaching out to 600 participants. Under the Kishori Project, Pinkishe Foundation successfully organized awareness campaigns in villages and schools in the Pareetgarh, Rohata, and Rajpura blocks of Meerut. The street plays portrayed the utility of sanitary pads in a relatable and engaging manner. Instead of embarrassment, confidence sparkled in the eyes of women and schoolgirls. They were pleased to find solutions to their menstrual-related concerns. School teachers and principals also appreciated the initiative and extended their full support. Through Project Kishori, Pinkishe Foundation aims to reach out to schoolgirls and women who find menstruation uncomfortable due to ignorance and superstitions surrounding this natural process. Rajrani Sharma, the leader of Pinkishe Foundation's Meerut branch, and Poonam Rana, the project manager of Project Kishori, provided ample support in implementing this program in Meerut. This unique and commendable initiative continues to make a positive impact by educating and empowering women and girls about menstrual hygiene.

A 10-day training program has started for female prisoners by Pinkishe
A 10-day training program has started for female prisoners by Pinkishe

Hisar, February 11 — Pinkishe Foundation, an NGO dedicated to empowering women, has launched a 10-day training program for female prisoners at Central Jail-2. The initiative, aimed at teaching inmates how to create artistic items from waste materials, runs from February 10 to February 19. Jail Superintendent Sanjeev Patad highlighted the importance of such programs, noting that they provide constructive activities for female prisoners, helping them to acquire new skills and engage creatively. "Various programs are organized in the jail from time to time for the constructive use of time for female prisoners so that they can engage in creative activities and learn new skills," he stated. NGO members Achla Bansal and Babita Bansal are leading the training, focusing on the creation of useful items such as pen holders and wind chimes from recycled materials. The aim is to equip the inmates with skills that will aid them in earning a livelihood once they are reintegrated into society. "After receiving training here, when these women return to society after leaving jail, this skill will prove to be helpful for them in earning a livelihood," Patad added. This program is part of Pinkishe Foundation’s broader efforts to empower women through skill development and creative expression..

Emphasis on Women's Empowerment- Naari
Emphasis on Women's Empowerment- Naari

The two-day program of the non-governmental organization Pinkish Foundation, started in the city on Saturday. The organization provided information about its initiatives for women's safety, legal rights of women, and women's empowerment awareness. On the first day, a group of 35 young men and women from Vadodara performed the 'Gandharva Dhol-Tasha Pathak'. Pandit Bipin Kumar Mishra presented Shloka chanting. A 150-foot canvas was placed at the event venue, on which women imprinted their handprints. This canvas was dedicated in homage to the soldiers martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack. The program featured a presentation on 'Girl Child Protection' by the women's band named 'Meri Zindagi'. The Asmita Theater Group presented two street plays, 'Dastak' and 'Mard'. Additionally, children from Emiti and Khetan Public School also presented cultural programs. Dr. Praveen Shukla, Dr. Harish Aroda, Vineet Chauhan, and Kirti Kale recited poetry. The poets also remembered the martyred soldiers in the terrorist attack. The inaugural edition of Pinkishe Foundation's Hindi magazine was also launched. The dance performance by Nrityangan Shobhna Narayan along with many other groups kept the audience captivated.

Women Power Pays Tribute to CRPF Soldiers' Sacrifice
Women Power Pays Tribute to CRPF Soldiers' Sacrifice

The Pinkish Foundation organized 'Women 2019' event in Noida, with Amar Ujala as the media partner. There are various forms of women, and each form tells a different story. If it is power-form, it is also affectionate. Its glimpse was seen in the 'Nari 2019' event organized at the Garden Galleria Mall located in Sector-38 on Saturday. The first day of this two-day event organized by the Pinkish Foundation also featured cultural activities, counseling sessions, and discussions, along with stalls for clothes and decorative items. The program began with two minutes of silence in memory of the CRPF jawans martyred in the terrorist attack in Pulwama. The Pinkish Foundation installed a 150-foot canvas in memory of the martyrs, where hundreds of women imprinted their handprints. Donation boxes were also placed at the venue. Initially, the amount collected in these donation boxes was kept for use in the Pinkish sanitary pad bank branch, but after the Pulwama incident, the decision was taken to give this amount to the widows of the martyrs. The Hindi version of the Pinkish magazine was also released. Shalu Tuteja, President of the North Delhi Branch of the Foundation, said that this program was giving you an opportunity to see many forms of women on one platform. Pakhi magazine's editor Datta said that along with the program, women were also enjoying shopping at the stalls. In the program, poet Dr. Praveen Shukl, Dr. Harish Aroda, Vineet Chauhan, Dr. Kirti Kale, Pinkish President Arun Gupta, Secretary Shalini Gupta, and others were also present. Cultural performances and dance presentations at the event won people's hearts. A group of 35 youth from Vadodara presented a performance of Gandharva Dhol Tasha Pathak, named after the drum performance. Vipin Kumar sang verses. 'My Life Woman Band' presented a song on the topic of protecting girl child. The Asmita group staged street plays titled 'Dastak and Mard'. Nrityangan Shobhana Narayan presented various aspects of women through dance. Children from MT International and Khetan Public School also presented captivating performances.

Women's English Poetry Convention.
Women's English Poetry Convention.

Certainly! In Noida, a bustling city in India, a significant event called "Nari-2019" concluded recently. This two-day program was meticulously organized by Pinkishe, a non-governmental organization dedicated to women's welfare. The event wrapped up on a Sunday, marking the end of an engaging and fruitful gathering. On the second day of the program, a special English poetry convention exclusively for women took place. This convention served as a platform for showcasing the literary talents of women poets. Among the participants were eight highly esteemed female poets, each bringing their unique style and voice to the stage. The event also featured captivating performances by various artists. DJ Anshul spun tunes to set the mood, while Rajab Ali's soulful Qawwali performances added a cultural touch to the proceedings. Additionally, the graceful Kathak dancer Rani Khanam, hailing from the renowned Lucknow gharana, mesmerized the audience with her elegant moves. The participation in the program was impressive, with hundreds of women from the city joining in to celebrate and support the cause of women's empowerment and expression. It's worth noting that Pinkisht Foundation has a significant impact nationwide, with nearly two lakh women across the country being associated with its noble endeavors. To further engage the community, Pinkishe Foundation organized a bike rally on Sunday at the Garden Galleria Mall. This rally aimed to raise awareness and garner support for women's rights and welfare initiatives. Overall, the event was a testament to the collective efforts towards uplifting and empowering women in society.

Girls Break the Silence, Use Sanitary pads Cleanly!
Girls Break the Silence, Use Sanitary pads Cleanly!

Awareness about cleanliness and menstruation is an issue on which it is necessary for girls and women to talk. Only through awareness will they remain healthy. With the aim of raising awareness among them, an awareness program was organized by Pinkish Foundation at FC Senior Secondary School. The program was celebrated as World Menstrual Hygiene Day. Ramkumar Ravalvasiya, Banarasi Das Gupta, Suman Arya, Bishan Lal Agrawal, and Varun Garg were the chief guests at the awareness program. Principal Ruhi Gupta said that the aim of this program by the Pinkish Foundation is to educate girls. Along with this, they are also to provide sanitary pads at affordable prices. For this purpose, vending machines for sanitary pads have been installed by the foundation in FC College, FC School, Government School Dobi, Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Sushila Bhavan, Hisar area. It was explained to the girls how these machines work. In addition to this, a demonstration was also shown to them on how these machines work. They were shown how easily they can get sanitary pads by inserting a coin of 5 rupees into the machine and rotating a button 360 degrees. Mamta Singal said that there is still a need for awareness about sanitary pads. These pads are made only under health parameters. In the program, Karuna Agrawal, Preeti Pal Saraf, Suchita K Saraf, Usha Jain, Veena Sethi, Renu Bunka, M Suman Garg, Anuradha Godara, Nisha Goyal, A Shilpa Goyal, Nishi Bala, Anjana Ke Twinkle, Vandana, Seema Bansal, Chetna Be, and Babita were present.

The colors of Dandiya will spread with Amar Ujala
The colors of Dandiya will spread with Amar Ujala

Amar Ujala, a prominent media outlet, has taken the initiative to organize a special Dandiya Utsav with the primary aim of promoting empowerment. This event is being presented by the Pinkishe Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting causes related to women's welfare and empowerment. The Dandiya Utsav, named Gate Ready for Jalsa-e-Navratri, is scheduled to take place on October 3rd at 3:00 PM. The venue chosen for this vibrant celebration is located near the dining-in restaurant LIC Office in Saket. Amar Ujala, being the media partner for this event, will play a crucial role in spreading awareness and coverage about the festivities and the underlying message of empowerment. The theme of this program revolves around women, emphasizing their significance and contribution to society. Attendees can look forward to engaging in various activities, including traditional Dandiya dance performances, entertainment programs, and interactive discussions on pertinent issues related to women's health and well-being. Moreover, participants will have the opportunity to win prizes through different contests and activities organized during the event. To acknowledge and honor noteworthy contributions, appreciation awards will also be distributed. The inauguration of the event will be graced by esteemed guests, including CEO Isha Duhan and District Cooperative Bank Chairman Maninder Pal Singh, who will officially commence the festivities, setting a tone of enthusiasm and encouragement for all attendees.

Pinkishe Foundation distributed free sanitary pads among the needy.
Pinkishe Foundation distributed free sanitary pads among the needy.

On Sunday, Pinkishe Foundation distributed free sanitary napkins to needy women in Lal Kurti area. Rajrani Sharma of the foundation provided women with information on menstrual management and hygiene, advising them on how to take care of themselves. She also explained how to responsibly dispose of used sanitary napkins while maintaining health vigilance. Meenakshi, Seema Panwar, Payal Vidhayak Agarwal, Aman Agarwal, Radhika Tyagi, Agarwal, Mahak Arora, and Udgam Mahanagar Foundation supported this initiative. In another effort, with the support of Udgam Foundation, Pinkish Foundation organized a camp in Meenakshipuram to assist needy women, providing them with information about menstrual hygiene and various issues affecting women. Free sanitary napkins were also distributed to women. Dr. Seema Malik provided women with information about menstruation and discussed various physical issues women face. Meenakshi Rana, Seema Pawar, and Rajrani Sharma informed women about dietary habits and cleanliness during menstruation

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