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sanitary napkin

n.
A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.

sanitary napkin

a disposable pad of absorbent material, usually worn to absorb menstrual flow.

sanitary napkin

Kotex, sanitary pad Gynecology An absorbent pad worn externally to soak up menstrual flow

san·i·tar·y nap·kin

(san'i-tar-ē nap'kin)
Pad worn to absorb menstrual discharge.
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Under the ASMITA Scheme, the Government of Maharashtra is driving better health facilities for women by increasing availability of subsidized sanitary napkins to school girls at Rs.
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It is an irony that in a country, which wants to propel itself to the club of super powers, only 12% of 355 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins and the remaining 88% resort to shocking alternatives like unsanitized cloth.
Manager of the factory Shahana said earlier many women didn't buy the sanitary napkins as their prices are high in the market.
The existing system of sanitary napkin disposal is named as 'Ashuddhi-Nashak'.
THE much touted tax- free sanitary napkins failed to be included under the government's GST slab.
Of the three stores we visited, this one had the largest selection of feminine hygiene products in terms of facings, merchandising sanitary napkins, tampons, pantiliners, feminine washes and wipes, yeast infection treatments and more.
One such innovation was the much-talked about sanitary napkin machine - using simple hand-operated cutting and sealing units - by A.
Elsa Abello, a janitor at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1, was shocked after finding out that the attending physician placed a sanitary napkin in the mouth of her daughter while she was giving birth.
With the deal, the Uni Charm group is expected to hold about 40 percent of the sanitary napkin market.
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05 (ANI): South Central Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (SCRWWO), a social service organisation on Friday installed a Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine at Kacheguda Railway Station.