Extended lockdown has hit economically weaker sector the most, especially females. Closed markets, lost jobs and shortage of resources have resulted in unavailability of a number of essential commodities, including sanitary pads. Since lack of proper hygiene during periods cause hazardous effects on health, absence of this necessary stuff put these women into the most vulnerable condition.
Pinkishe Foundation primarily deals with the subject related to menstrual hygiene. We regularly visit and provide free sanitary pads along with menstrual hygiene awareness workshops to poor women and girls under our Padbank program (https://www.pinkishe.org/padbank)
Our National Head, Member Growth - Ms. Reema carried out Pad donation drive in Makarmathpur Basti , Sik Road, Ghaziabad on 28th May, 2020. National Secretary General, Mrs. Shalini Gupta was also present. They distributed sanitary pads to 55 women.The women benefitted from the donation were very happy to receive help during these testing times.
Social distancing was followed throughout the drive. Pinkishe Foundation is grateful to Ms Reema and all our contributors for supporting us in the noble cause.
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