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2020, Eco Friendly Period, Education, Menstruation -

Many women face uncomfortable symptoms during menstruation. Menstrual pain can be relieved by eating the right food. Do read ahead to find out what to eat and what not to eat during periods.

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2020, Careers, Innovation -

Hi! My name is Kayleigh, and I’m one of Saathi’s remote externs this summer. Specifically, I’m working on studying the environmental impact of Saathi’s plastic-free and biodegradable sanitary pads. I’m an Environmental Engineering major with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, and this fall, I’ll be a senior in college.

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2020, Education, Raising Awareness, Sustainable Living -

Imagine, you’re out exploring New York City, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, and you just finished your bottle of water.  You look to throw it away in a recycling bin, but you can’t find one anywhere, so you throw it in the trash can.  You think, “a worker will take it out when they sort the trash and they’ll recycle it, right”?  Wrong.  There is only a small chance that your water bottle will be recycled, but it's more likely that your water bottle will take a trip overseas to get sorted and recycled.  Unfortunately, this is the fate of most solid waste in the United States and many other developed countries in Europe and Asia.

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2020, Biodegradable, Eco Friendly Period, Sanitary Pads, Sustainable Products -

Dear Saathi Friends,


Today as we add one more year to Saathi, we took a deep breath and a moment to reflect on our journey. The journey where we walked together to make a difference on the path of sustainability. The choices you made in these years not only positively impacted you but as well as the community, environment and our future.

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2020, Eco Friendly Period, Education, Menstruation -

In India and many other places, "menstruation" is still a taboo topic. People generally do not talk about it openly. They prefer using "Maheena" or "Wo din" in Hindi, "Masik Pali" in Marathi, "Masik Dharm" in Punjabi, which means a monthly cycle, instead of saying menstruation.


Here are a few popular myths and misconceptions about menstruation.

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