17-Apr-2024
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Irfana Zargar: Pioneering the Menstrual Health Movement in Kashmir

Affectionately referred to as "Irfana Didi" by those she has helped, this 31-year-old visionary has not only established a robust supply chain for distributing sanitary pads

Irfana Zargar, renowned as the Padwoman of Kashmir, stands at the forefront of the menstrual health and hygiene awareness campaign in the region. Her relentless efforts involve combatting deep-seated taboos and rigid mindsets surrounding this crucial health issue for women.

Affectionately referred to as “Irfana Didi” by those she has helped, this 31-year-old visionary has not only established a robust supply chain for distributing sanitary pads to approximately 500 underprivileged women in Srinagar each month but also aims to educate men about the significance of supporting their female counterparts during these crucial five days.

For a detailed story, visit: Awaz the voice

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