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Recognition to ‘Best Practices Easing Menstrual Challenges’
Menstruation is a fact of life for countless women yet almost every woman lives with one or many menstrual horror stories. The challenges that women face every month, can’t be left any more to be tackled by menstrual experts or policy makers.

Goonj was among the first organizations in India, more than a decade ago, to openly talk about menstrual hygiene in the larger discourse and in the development sector. Our initiative Not Just a Piece of Cloth (NJPC) focuses on making menstruation normal as a human issue and evolving solutions for women’s menstrual challenges.

We feel bringing multiple transnational, social, cultural, financial menstrual challenges into the narrative of organizations and people focused deeply on holistic development work, will help in addressing it.

If you or your organization has evolved and implemented some ideas/practices to ease this challenge, we want to hear from you. We are recognizing and highlighting best menstrual practices and ideas to motivate others to do the same and to create a healthy ecosystem with knowledge-based sharing, cross-learning and networking.

Please share your best practice by May 7th, 2019

You can also courier a hard copy of your story titled ‘Menstruation Dialogue’ to
Goonj, J-93, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi-110076

Download the offline form from:

Form is available in English & Hindi

We are looking for

Formal/ informal organizations working globally on diverse issues which also include/impact women
Any practices/special initiatives taken by you around 3 A’s of Menstruation (Better Access, Better Awareness, Better Affordability) or around breaking the culture of shame and silence around this issue.
Please share qualitative/quantitative information to illustrate your best practice. (pictures, media articles, data, stories)
Your practice/ initiative should be ongoing or done within the time frame of last 2 years.

*Consider when preparing your answer:
- the vision of this initiative?
- the 4 W’s (what, where, when, why) and one H (How) in describing the initiative.
- some information about the background of the targeted/impacted women.
- the impact.

For any doubts and queries write to us at or reach us at 011-26972351

Name/Title of the your Organization
Name, if any of your menstrual Project/Initiative
Name of team/Individual behind the initiative
Email Id
Phone no.
What was the trigger for starting this practice? (100 words)
What is your initiative/solution? Briefly explain.(200 words)
How many women are impacted by this practice?
What are the challenges you are facing in implementing this practice?
What resources/information do you need to further grow this practice?
Share evidence around your menstrual practice with any of the following means: Photos, data, case studies, published media articles, awards/recognition
2 independent References who can speak about the impact of this practice
Social Media Information
Please provide full URL of your social media handles. (ex:
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