Behaviour change/nudges

For centuries, women have fashioned receptacles from locally available absorbants to soak up menstrual discharge. Softened papyrus was used by women in ancient Egypt, while in other parts, materials like wool, paper, vegetable fiber, grass, animal skin, and moss were used to create makeshift tampons and pads [1]. However, over the years, unfounded fears, social taboos and misconceptions have...
Anantnag wins Prime Minister's award for large-scale construction of school toilets
In recent years, especially after the launch of major programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, sanitation has become a hotly debated topic in India. Crores of rupees have gone into building toilets but they remain unused, villages that were declared open defecation free (ODF) are unable to sustain that, and sewage treatment continues to be a big challenge. In such a scenario, community led...
Greater Chennai Corporation to conduct trials and create awareness about waste segregation among residents
Acknowledging that a massive behaviour change is needed to transform the city’s solid waste management scene, the Greater Chennai Corporation has embarked on a mission to...

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