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Low cost handmade sanitary pads : from design to production : a step forward in menstrual hygiene promotion in Pakistan

In order to manage the basic phenomena of menstruation, sanitary materials are used by women of all ages, almost from 14 to 45 years of age, though branded material are available in urban areas but difficult in rural, in those areas where such materials are available, they are expensive and difficult to afford and manage as well, so it has been planned by IRSP to introduce MHM specific low cost technologies in Pakistan for not just providing ease in their practices but also for paving way for women empowerment through involving them in large scale sanitary pad production. [authors abstract]

TitleLow cost handmade sanitary pads : from design to production : a step forward in menstrual hygiene promotion in Pakistan
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsIsrar, H, Khisro, SSNasir
Pagination34 p.; ill.; fig.
Date Published2012-01-06
PublisherIntegrated Regional Support Program
Place PublishedSheikh Maltoon Town, Pakistan
Keywordsgender, menstruation, pakistan, women
Abstract

In order to manage the basic phenomena of menstruation, sanitary materials are used by women of all ages, almost from 14 to 45 years of age, though branded material are available in urban areas but difficult in rural, in those areas where such materials are available, they are expensive and difficult to afford and manage as well, so it has been planned by IRSP to introduce MHM specific low cost technologies in Pakistan for not just providing ease in their practices but also for paving way for women empowerment through involving them in large scale sanitary pad production. [authors abstract]

NotesWith 5 footnotes including references
Custom 1202.1, 302.1

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