Donate for free menstrual supplies to menstruators in need! | Milaap
Donate for free menstrual supplies to menstruators in need!
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    The period protection project for Jaipur
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    menstruators

    from Jaipur, Rajasthan

Story

In many parts of India, menstruation is still considered to be ritually impure and unclean. This leads girls to associate their own bodies with curse and impurity. But their trauma does not end there. Menstrual hygiene supplies being unavailable or unaffordable, inadequate access to clean water and proper sanitation, discriminatory cultural norms and practices, all serve to the shame and stigma too often attached to menstruation. As these girls grow up to be women, they internalise these gender inequitable values.

However, there are many organisations that promote menstrual education and work with communities to break the taboo. We are one of such organisations, joining forces to end menstrual inequity and overcome challenges that result in girls and women being denied basic human rights.

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