SheWings foundation focuses on educating women and men on women’s health and hygiene management and eradicating period poverty. We have been actively participating in spreading awareness for the past nine years and to date, we have been successfully holding sessions for more than 5 million females and along with the distribution of menstrual hygiene kits and eradicating information regarding menstrual health and hygiene.
• Mindset being one of the main barriers, as people are not open talking about menstruation due to the myths around it. Women, in a developing country like India, feel the strong need to hide the sanitary pads fearing judgement. Accessibility – Women residing in rural areas, do not have shops around them which keeps sanitary products. Price – All the products are targeted towards premium segments making it unaffordable for the women belonging to below poverty line to buy them.