The Period Buddy Project: Learnings at a Teach For India Classroom

By Tanya Chandra, Founder, LexQuest Foundation. As part of LexQuest Foundation’s Period Buddy Project, we recently visited a TFI school in New Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area. Based on our conversations with the VII grade girls of the said Government Senior…

“Period” of Change: Acknowledging the Right to Menstrual Health

By Tanya Chandra, Founder, LexQuest Foundation. It can’t be stressed enough that menstruation is a mere biological phenomenon, so why does it bother a society so much that we need policies for menstruating women? To answer the aforementioned, one has…

Civic Architects: The Policy Generation Group (Right to Menstrual Health)

In an ideal democracy, the State mechanism is designed to determine the problem areas for its people and resolve them through necessary policy action. People and their well being is thus at the core of an exemplary public policy mechanism,…

The Period Buddy Project: Contribute Now!

Prakriti (which incidentally means nature) is a 12 year old unsuspecting young girl, studying in a government school in the National Capital of Delhi. Her parents work in one of the upscale sprawling societies situated two blocks away from their…