Stree Swabhiman Initiative

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of IT and Electronics
Aims to create sustainable model for providing adolescent girls and women an access to affordable sanitary products by leveraging Common Service Centres (CSCs)
  • Under this initiative, Common Service Centres (CSC) will provide access to affordable, reliable and modern (eco-friendly) sanitary napkins (menstrual pads) to adolescent girls and women in rural areas.
  • Its purpose is to improve awareness on menstrual health and hygiene of women, thus help to protect dignity and rights of women.
  • Under this initiative, semi-automatic and manual sanitary napkin manufacturing units will be set up at CSC for producing affordable and eco-friendly sanitary napkins.
  • These micro manufacturing units will be operated by women entrepreneurs and generate employment for 8-10 women.

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