Denial of Menstrual Hygiene to Indian Women Holds Back Economy

Denial of Menstrual Hygiene to Indian Women Holds Back Economy

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Cloth sanitary napkins are shown to village women in Rupaspur, around 60 kms from Agra. Many Indian women make do with little more than scraps of old cloth when menstruating, often risking their health, say aid workers trying to make clean and cheap sanitary napkins available.