Avni To Set Up Promotional Workshops For Menstrual Hygiene

The workshops intend to burst period myths and address queries of mothers of young girls who are about to enter or have just begun menstruating.

Avni, a feminine care and hygiene startup has announced that it has set up first-of-its-kind educational workshops to promote menstrual health and hygiene. The workshops intend to burst period myths and address queries of mothers of young girls who are about to enter or have just begun menstruating.

A qualified paediatrician will lead the private workshops and provide mothers and girls with verified content to help them understand the root cause of culturally internalised taboos; UTI-related infection problems; causes of irregular periods, heavy periods, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS); the negative effects of poor quality plastic-based sanitary pads including toxic shock syndrome (TSS), vaginal odour, rashes, itchiness, swelling and more importantly planning for menstrual periods and disposal of sanitary napkins. Currently, the workshops are held once a month, however, based on demand, Avni intends to increase the frequency of these informative workshops to once every three weeks.

Sujata Pawar, Co-Founder, Avni said, “With so many initiatives to incentivise women’s welfare, poor menstrual hygiene is still an insufficiently recognised problem in India. To address the same holistically and prevent girls from dropping out of school due to problems concerning menstruation, we have rolled out workshops to educate adolescent girls within the framework of extensive sexual education about health issues in general and menstrual and sexual health in particular. These workshops are also designed to raise awareness among girls, and parents – both mothers and fathers – of the value and advantages of organic sanitary napkins and other menstrual protection alternatives, and to encourage them to maintain safe practices, knowledge, and attitudes throughout their lives while also passing it on to the next generation.”

Avni has a total of 8 products listed on its website, with over 100 variants for customers to choose from.

Tags assigned to this article:
Avni Menstrual Hygiene


Around The World


India Aims To Launch A Global Initiative On Digital Health: Mandaviya

The global initiative aims to converge the global efforts for digital health and scale up digital solutions with use of cutting-edge technologies...

ART Fertility Clinics Collaborates With NDTV To Tackle Infertility Taboos

The campaign comprises the Introduction Show, the Expert Show, and the Roundtable Show, all of which will be available in both Hindi and English...

Science Behind Yoga Benefits On Overall Health

Yoga treats conditions like eating disorders and addictions as well as lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and cardiovascular con...

Agribid Partners With Mahadevasth Tech For Mental Health Awareness Among Farmers

Mental health issues have compounding effects of the following: crop failure; indebtedness; lack of social support; frequent disruptions in income; na...

Storytelling Established Itself As Mental Health Healer: Sudhanshu Rai

Various research show that storytelling proves to be a psychological treatment for various disorders and to improve cognitive health...

Health Ministry Issues Revised Guidelines In Wake Of Rising Covid Cases

Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has written to the state governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka to ...

Quick Connect With BW Wellness

Subscribe Our Newsletter