Delhi Hc Issues Observe To Centre Seeking Loose Sanitary Pads, Education On Menstrual Hygiene To Adolescent Ladies

ADVERTISEMENTNEW DELHI — The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the central and Delhi government on a PIL seeking direction to provide access and education about menstrual hygiene to adolescent girls and free sanitary pads.
The PIL sought formulating a National Level Policy to establish a mechanism to provide education, sensitization and ensure availability of menstrual hygiene products to adolescent girls.
As per news reports, Kerala has allocated Rs 30 crore for the project to provide sanitary napkins for girl students in all government schools, it added.
The petition said Kerala took the initiative this year to announce the state government’s “She Pad” scheme, which aimed to provide sanitary pads to all girl students.
The bench sought various details about the existing scheme, if any, its implementation, the syllabus on menstrual hygiene and status of separate toilets for effective implementation and providing of sanitary pads.

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