To Pad or Not To Pad: Towards Better Sanitary Care for Women in Indian Slums

Supriya Garikipati, Camille Boudot


A number of programmes have recently been initiated to popularise the use of sanitary pads among women from low-income and marginalised segments, in developing countries. In this light, this article reviews prevailing menstrual practices in different contexts across India, as well as highlights initiatives undertaken to improve sanitary care.


Journal Article

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Health Systems and Quality of Life