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In lockdown, sanitary napkins become a luxury

  • April 2020
  • Express Tribune

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.

Changing the cycle

  • December 2019
  • The Ismaili

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…

Breaking silence on menstruation

  • November 2019
  • The News

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.

Myths about menstruation that prevent girls from going to school

  • October 2019
  • Assembly - Malala Fund

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.

Breaking Period Taboos, One Drive At A Time

  • August 2018
  • HTV

I am not allowed to enter the kitchen or move around the house freely during those days of the month.

HER Pakistan aims to break period taboo

  • July 2018
  • Daily Times

Daily Times recently spoke to various representatives of HER Pakistan, a charity initiative helping women in rural and underprivileged backgrounds to improve menstrual health..