Plea for free sanitary napkins in schools: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, States; seeks assistance of ASG Aishwarya Bhati

The petitioner said that inadequate menstrual hygiene management options are a major barrier to education, with many girls dropping out of school due to lack of access to sanitation facilities and menstrual products.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government and all States and Union Territories on a plea seeking free sanitary napkins for adolescent girls in every school [Dr Jaya Thakur v. The Union of India and Anr].

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