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an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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Noun1.sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex); worn to absorb menstrual flow
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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Under the scheme, the ASMITA App will be available to Self-help Groups to distribute sanitary napkins to over 7 lakh school girls aged between 11 and 19 studying in state government schools and to over 1.
8 (ANI): On International Women's Day, Union Minister Ananth Kumar launched 100 percent oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkins 'Suvdiha' at low cost.
It is an irony that in a country, which wants to propel itself to the club of super powers, only 12% of 355 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins and the remaining 88% resort to shocking alternatives like unsanitized cloth.
Besides, the women of the area get sanitary napkins at low prices from her factory, she added.
The brand, helmed by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, will enter the market with both baby and adult diapers as well as affordable sanitary napkins in the first quarter of the year.
Summary: The actress will next be seen in 'Pad Man', about a man who devised low-cost sanitary napkins
IANS National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar, who is addressing the issue of menstrual hygiene in his forthcoming film Pad Man, says women should get sanitary napkins for free as it is a basic necessity for them.
Disposal of used sanitary napkins has been a very common problem everywhere.
THE much touted tax- free sanitary napkins failed to be included under the government's GST slab.
The section, which takes up a good portion of one side of the short aisle, merchandises sanitary napkins, tampons, pantiliners, feminine washes and wipes, yeast infection treatments and more.
The class action lawsuit claims that it's discriminatory not to include tampons and sanitary napkins on the exemption list.
All of them now use sanitary napkins and encourage their friends, relatives and neighbours to do so.