sanitary towel

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sanitary towel

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sanitary napkin

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an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations
vložka
hygiejnebind
terveysside
higijenski uložak
生理用ナプキン
생리대
binda
ผ้าอนามัย
băng vệ sinh

sanitary towel

sanitary napkin (Am) nassorbente m (igienico)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sanitary towel

مِنْدِيلٌ صِحِّيٌّ نِسَائِيّ vložka hygiejnebind Damenbinde σερβιέτα compresa terveysside serviette hygiénique higijenski uložak assorbente 生理用ナプキン 생리대 maandverband sanitærbind opaska higieniczna absorvente higiênico, penso higiénico гигиеническая прокладка binda ผ้าอนามัย ped băng vệ sinh 卫生巾
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The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will this week begin a nationwide mission of donating sanitary towels in schools and to underprivileged women in communities, the coalition's deputy leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando has said.
The programmed launched will fight to end stigma around menstruation and make sanitary towels accessible to young school girls in the sub county.
If they are not in the wards taking care of the sick and the elderly, they are in schools distributing sanitary towels to schoolgirls in the remote parts of Nakuru County.Recently, they toured Solai ward and distributed sanitary towels to girls in five schools.
The findings indicate they result in similar or lower leakage than disposable sanitary towels or tampons.
These include sanitary towels, tampons, underwear, disposable bags and wipes.
The Labour MSP has submitted legislation to the Scottish Parliament to make tampons and sanitary towels available in public places such as schools, colleges, train stations and football stadiums.
She thanked VIWOF for the gesture and stressed that such items, especially the sanitary towels, would go a long way to help the females live decently.
SANITARY towels were plastered across an abandoned car in a seemingly random act under the cover of darkness.
From sanitary towels and needles to bags of waste, photographs taken by Jules O'Shea reveal the grim tide of rubbish being swept ashore.
SOME North Wales school girls are having to choose between eating food and buying sanitary towels.