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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Why Period Leave Is Important

May 28, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Period pain is a real issue that needs more thought and empathetic treatment.

Meet A Young Change Maker From Tonk

May 16, 2021 Poshan Desk

17-year old Ravina Bairwa is a grassroots champion who hopes the second wave of COVID-19 will not deny rural girls their health rights

Covid Vaccination Does Not Impact Menstruation

The ministry of health, international clinical cells and healthcare bodies have informed that there is no data linking vaccines to menstruation.

Fact Check: Can Women On Their Periods Take Covid-19 Vaccine? Here’s the Truth

Apr 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The rumours were also quashed by doctors and activists, while urging people to get vaccinated. Vaccination in India has been opened for all above 18 years of age from May 1.

Indian Woman Cries Tears Of Blood During Her Periods

The woman told the doctors that the bloody tears are not causing her any pain or discomfort.

10 January, 2021

Thane: India Gets Its ‘First Period Room’, Facility Aims To Promote Menstrual Hygiene

Outlook Web Bureau

The period room has been set up at a public toilet near a slum in Thane’s Shanti Nagar locality, officials said

31 October, 2020

Troubled With Hormonal Imbalance? Try These

Bipasha Das

Here are some healthy tips for women dealing with hormonal issues

28 October, 2020

How To Cope With Various Stages Of Menopause

Sheta Mittal

Know All About and Get Through to Peri, During and Post -Menopause With Four Steps

18 February, 2020

Bizarre: Gujarat Religious Leader Says Menstruating Women Who Cook Food For Their Husbands Will Be Reborn As Dogs


'Women do not realise that period of menstruation is like doing 'tapasya' (penance). This is written in our shastras. Even I do not like to tell you all these things, but I have to warn you. Men should learn cooking...It will help you,' said Swami Krushnaswarup Dasji.

14 February, 2020

Gujarat College Asks 68 Girls To Remove Undergarments To Prove They Weren't Menstruating

Outlook Web Bureau

The institute's religious norms bar women from entering the temple and kitchen area while menstruating.

19 October, 2019

'Bust The Patriarchy Masquerading As Religion': Women Rights Activists Shatter Taboos About Female Sexuality

Outlook Web Bureau

The subjugation and domination owing to women’s body is a passé, said Zakia Soman, women rights activist.


22 June, 2019

Ambubachi Mela Begins At Kamakhya In Assam, 25 Lakh Visitors Expected This Year

Abdul Gani

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State (Independent) for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel formally inaugurated the Mela on Friday evening.

07 March, 2019

Vistara Begins #PadOnBoard, First To Offer Sanitary Pads On Flight

Outlook Web Bureau

The airline would begin with the initiative from this International Women's Day (March 8, 2019).

19 February, 2019

Proud That Awareness On Menstruation Has Evolved Into Movement: Akshay Kumar

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Actor Akshay Kumar invited all ''Pad Heroes'' across India to join him and the Niine Movement for a nationwide running event Run4Niine on March 8

03 January, 2019

Sabarimala Temple Row: Kerala CM Lashes Out At BJP, RSS For Violence During Hartal

Outlook Web Bureau

Protests erupted across Kerala after two women of menstrual age entered the Sabarimala Temple.

31 December, 2018

Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan Launches 100 Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin Units

Outlook Web Bureau

Stating that the initiative would provide gainful employment opportunities to the women, the Union minister said the objective is to ensure that all 2.25 crore women of Odisha achieve economic empowerment and self-reliance.


27 December, 2018

Outlook's Issue Of The Year: Do You Agree With Us?

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Take our poll and let us know what you think about Outlook's Issue of the Year.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz