Menstrual Hygiene Day

  • Keep the genital area clean at all times.
  • Use safe menstrual hygiene products such as sanitary napkins, menstrual cups, etc.
  • Change sanitary napkins every 4 hours.
  • Wash hands every time a sanitary napkin is changed.
  • Do not share menstrual products.
  • Spread awareness to ensure cleanliness.
  • 12% GST exemption from sanitary pads starting from 2018.
  • Started in 1992, the government of Bihar still offers 2 days of period leave to women every month.
  • Project Baala, with the help of volunteers, has distributed 20,000 reusable sanitary pads during Covid-19 and it will continue to distribute another 20,000 pads in the upcoming days.
  • Paree, a brand that manufactures women’s hygiene products launched a campaign called #SheFirst and #PadsAreEssential pan India. The campaign aims to deliver sanitary napkins to as many women as possible during Covid-19.

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