Health

Smiling Rajasthani Women and Some Menstrual Stories

Smiling Rajasthani Women and Some Menstrual Stories

A group of women clad in the graceful traditional Rajasthani attire walked into Goonj’s Delhi processing center, it was a sight to behold. Their simple yet elegant disposition effortlessly attracted us. These women had travelled all the way from Barmer, Rajasthan along with Care India team to see Goonj’s work, especially our menstrual hygiene initiative...

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When girls from Miranda House college Delhi, spoke on menses!!

When girls from Miranda House college Delhi, spoke on menses!!

A girl from Miranda College, Delhi University said, “I have never bought a pad by myself.” You may find it strange but it’s true and unfortunately she was not the only one in the room saying the same thing.. Another girl in the room said “When I first came to study at the college from...

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Why it’s ‘Not Just a Piece of cloth’

Why it’s ‘Not Just a Piece of cloth’

The Dire Need For generations, mothers and grandmothers across the world have used cloth as a sanitary pad. It’s only in the last few decades that the big brands have taken over, in the name of convenience of ‘use and throw’. Yet, even today if you ask most women in a village, ‘How many saris...

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