March 5, 2014

The Indian Sanitary Pad Revolution

Vibeke Venema, BBC News

BBC

A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads.

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