sanitary napkin

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sanitary napkin

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

Kotex, sanitary pad Gynecology An absorbent pad worn externally to soak up menstrual flow
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san·i·tar·y nap·kin

(san'i-tar-ē nap'kin)
Pad worn to absorb menstrual discharge.
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Recently, instead of subsidizing the menstrual pads, Indian government has imposed 12% GST on them whichisnotverywomenfriendly(source: http://www .livemint.com/Industry/2Y4RRe0XaJmVduujmsDdXL/ GST-rate-on-sanitary-napkins-fixed-at-12.html).
I also use this bucket for my reusable menstrual pads. I put baking soda, tea tree oil or laundry detergent in the bucket to help keep things clean and to eliminate any possible odors until I'm able to wash them.
The company recently launched a sister product, Lunapanties, a new line of specialized underwear that is a hybrid between the company's cloth menstrual pads and underwear.
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They spent the money on medical supplies, vitamins, menstrual pads, and art and school supplies and went directly to refugee camps in the Eastern Province to disperse them.