Hygiene

NGO survey says transgenders face harassment at Mumbai public toilets
Mahila Milan collective seeks to ensure proper housing and sanitation in Mumbai slums
Leaders of Mahila Milan collective in Mumbai understand the importance good sanitation and have taken it upon themselves to ensure that women in slums have a...
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...
India's all-round sanitation deficit results in overall losses worth close to 6% of GDP 
With India contributing 60% to the world’s open defection, the World Bank has estimated that the country’s sanitation deficit leads to losses worth...
Lucknow district administration to construct 97 public toilet complexes
Taking cognizance of the issue of insufficient public toilets in Lucknow, the administration has decided to construct 97 public toilet complexes across the city. 38 new...

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