August 29, 2019
“Where Are The Women,” Asks Twitter As ‘Manel’ Launches Re 1 Sanitary Pad
When the federal government introduced on Tuesday that the value of sanitary napkins bought at its Jan Aushadhi pharmacies has been slashed to Re. 1, it was a ‘manel’ that relaunched the flagship product. Many individuals identified the absence of girls on stage on the VIP occasion in Delhi.“#WomenEmpowerment isn’t about just featuring successful women, it is about focusing on health, hygiene & comfort of women across the country,” Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted, sharing an image from the occasion of 5 males, together with him and Union Minister for Chemical substances and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda, holding up the pads in pink packets.Delhi IAS officer Varsha Joshi tweeted, “Never mind the wisecracks about no women on the dias- its a super step forward.”“Where are the women,” one other Twitter person wrote. A person stated males holding sanitary napkins is a “greater taboo breaker”.
BY NO MEANS THOUGHTS THE WISECRACKS ABOUT NO GIRLS ON THE DIAS- ITS AN EXCELLENT STEP AHEAD HTTPS://T.CO/JVIEH4BV9J
— VARSHA JOSHI (@SURAIYA95) AUGUST 28, 2019
THE PLACE ARE THE LADIES
— AADWITYA (@AADWITYA2) AUGUST 28, 2019
WHAT DO U IMPLY THE PLACE R GIRLS?IN THE END IT’LL BE HELPFUL FOR GIRLS SOLELY THESE MALES R NOT GOING TO MAKE USE OF IT.
AND MALES HOLDING SANITARY NAPKINS IS A LARGER TABOO BREAKER .
— BLAH !! ???? (@SINGH_ANKITT) AUGUST 28, 2019
The biodegradable sanitary napkins known as ”Suvidha” can be found in a pack of 4, priced at Rs. four. Earlier, a pack of 4 pads value Rs. 10.Union Minister Smriti Irani retweeted the image, thanking Mr Mandaviya and the Janaushadhi scheme for slashing the value. “It’s one of your greatest contribution towards women’s health,” she tweeted.The federal government’s Janaushadhi scheme goals to supply high quality medicines at inexpensive charges.In keeping with the Nationwide Household Well being Survey 2015-16, about 58 per cent of girls between 15 to 24 years of age use regionally ready napkins, sanitary napkins and tampons, the Ministry of Chemical substances and Fertilisers had earlier stated.The scheme for sanitary napkins was launched in March 2018 and so they had been made out there within the Jan Aushadhi pharmacies from Could 2018.