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Sumaira Lokhandwala and Sana Lokhandwala, sisters and co-founders of non-profit organisation HER Pakistan, have launched a Covid-relief campaign aimed at extending support to daily-wage workers in dealing with menstruation in this difficult time.
Charities and organisations are taking up the fight all over the world to change attitudes on the menstrual cycle. Sana and Sumaira Lokhandwala founded HER Pakistan…
It was May 2018 when two sisters in Karachi formally set up their dream project in a bid to help underprivileged women improve their menstrual health and hygiene.
With her sister Sumaira, Sana founded the organisation HER Pakistan to educate Pakistani girls and women about menstruation. They hold workshops at schools for girls and boys to teach accurate information about this natural bodily function and explain why periods are not unclean.
I am not allowed to enter the kitchen or move around the house freely during those days of the month.
Daily Times recently spoke to various representatives of HER Pakistan, a charity initiative helping women in rural and underprivileged backgrounds to improve menstrual health..