After months of long Campaigning in 2018, the tax on safety pads was removed in India, which was 12% under Goods and services act.
India is one of the countries with the highest rates of cervical cancer. Studies show a direct link between HPV infections (cause for cervical cancer) and poor menstrual health.
Most of the women in India are not provided with the basic facility to use Safety pads, due to which women who labor, put sand , leaf and ashes instead of safety pads. After this information, how can we expect from them about their knowledge of menstrual hygiene as they are kept away from all the basic needs.
Sukhad, an initiative taken by Hamari Pahchan, an NGO , trying to take away all taboo and help the women to get their basic needs and also making them aware about their menstrual hygiene.
I am Jaya, a student, working with Hamari Pahchan, providing kits to underprivileged women and creating awareness about Menstrual Hygiene and fighting back against this TABOO which the society have put on Menstrual.
Sukhad Kit for 1 Women = Rs. 1400/-
Sukhad Kit for 5 Women = Rs. 7000/-
(Kits Include 24 packets of sanitary pads , 6 packet of soap and disposable paper envelopes)