Menstrual Hygiene Day

Padma Gurung sewing sanitary napkins at her tailoring shop. Photo by: Sabir Ojha/Oxfam
Sabir Ojha and Sangita Regmi, Gorkha Padma Gurung of Takumaj vdc of Gorkha district never thought she would be displaying sanitary napkins for sale at her tailoring shop one day. She never thought she would be sewing them herself and earning extra money too. It all began after she got the training...
Sagar Khadka, winner of the essay competition organized by Gramin Mahila Srijanshil Pariwar and Oxfam on "Men in Menstruation" on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2016 - Credit: Dipana Dhimal
"I commit to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene, support women and try to eradicate taboos regarding menstruation in my village," wrote10th grader Sagar Khadka on Menstrual Hygiene Day, celebrated by Oxfam and its partners on May 28, 2016. MH Day raises awareness of the challenges women...
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