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In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems have faced a pivotal challenge. In India, catering to COVID-19 positive patients and conducting tests consumed the entire system with very little infrastructure, time and expertise allocated for other ailments, illnesses or even medical emergencies. …


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The (GPE) Green Period Educator is a 3 month program for professionals (young and old, in corporate and non-corporate spaces) who want to facilitate conversations around reusable period products in their offices, at their companies, in their resident…


Contributions from Subhiksha Manoj, Skye and Bharti Kannan from Team Boondh

As the largest welfare state, India, caters to a population of approximately 1.3 billion. A billion people depend primarily on government schemes for livelihood essentials like food rations and accessing health services for free or at subsidized rates. This…


Menstruation is one of the most personal experiences that anyone can have with their body, unfortunately, this experience is influenced and even deeply affected by one’s association with different private and public spaces — school, home, travel, work, etc. …


By Sonal Jain

PCOS (Poly-cystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a hormonal disorder that could be caused by multiple reasons, most common being insulin resistance, inflammation caused by gluten, excessive androgens or (Oral Contraceptive) pill induced PCOS. Some of the common symptoms of PCOS obesity, difficulty in losing weight, hair loss/ thinning…


As India announced one of the harshest lockdowns in the world, among the many groups that remained invisible in the government policy announcements were menstruating persons. Hygiene essentials for menstruating persons were missed out in the essentials list of items and services announced by the government. The Union Ministry of…


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India’s 1.3 billion people were ordered to stay in for 3 weeks starting March 24th, 2020, to tackle the spread of coronavirus. However, it soon became clear that this solution did not suit the needs of the nation. One way this fact was demonstrated was by the exodus of over…


The media has a huge role to play in the way people perceive the world around them. It keeps us in a constant loop, informing us of the ever evolving outlook and environment of our society. …


On March 25, 2020, with COVID-19 cases on the rise around the world, the government of India announced its first lockdown. ‘Lockdown 1.0’ effectively barred any movement within and from outside India’s borders. …


By Subhiksha Manoj

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In India, menstrual rights are considered a myth, and anyone who ventures to bust it with facts about the biological process enters a murky arena of shame, taboos, superstitions, blindly followed rituals but most importantly an arena that severely lacks any…

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