Problem of menstrual waste disposal in India – Explained, pointwise

Source: DowntoEarth1, DowntoEarth2 Syllabus: GS1 – Women issues, GS2 – Health Relevance: How menstrual waste contributes to India’s solid waste problem? and steps that can be taken to solve this issue. Introduction Sanitary waste disposal has become an increasing problem in India. As per the Menstrual Hygiene Alliance of India (MHAI), India has 12.3 billion… Continue reading Problem of menstrual waste disposal in India – Explained, pointwise

Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released, a Joint Monitoring Programme report titled, “Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2000-2017: Special focus on inequalities”. According to the report, India has made significant progress in providing basic sanitation facilities since 2000. India accounts for two thirds of the… Continue reading Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report