Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani appealed to people on Menstrual Hygiene Day to educate girls as well as boys on the fact that menstruation (menstruation) is not a shame. He said that ‘Sanitary napkins’ are being made available to millions of women of India at affordable prices through Jan Aushadhi Kendras.
Irani wrote from a Twitter handle that ‘Sanitary napkins’ are being made available to millions of Indian women at affordable prices through Jan Aushadhi Kendras to ensure menstrual hygiene. On Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020, resolve to educate not only girls but also boys also on the fact that menstruation is not a shame. “
‘Menstrual Hygiene Day’ is celebrated every year on 28 May to underline the importance of menstrual hygiene management.