Paving the way

Wednesday ~ November 11, 2017 by Sangeeta Posted in Uncategorized

I enjoy reading Sameera Khan’s insightful articles in the Hindu. However, her last published on 14 Nov ’17 left me feeling so unsatisfied that I’m compelled to air my counter point.

Her article was about hawkers rights on pavements. Which is ok but the article just seemed to talk about hawkers rights like the point of view to push, regardless of any merit. continuar…

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Not a cup of woe

Friday ~ October 10, 2017 by Sangeeta Posted in Health,Uncategorized

There’s many a slip between the cup and the lip. So true in this case. But now, this is my third time use and I feel comfortable enough to say I’ve switched to the menstrual cup from sanitary napkins. My journey has been quite an emotional toughie and I feel duty bound to share my experience and help others who might be sitting on the fence.

Why Bother ?

a) My decision to go for it was totally out of concern for the poor planet we inhabit. Bad news about unlivable cities, dirty air, dirtier oceans, the this and the that pour in everyday and most times we feel helpless. I want to contribute in any small way I can. Sanitary napkins are non bio-degradable and just stack up in the ever increasing landfills. One menstrual cup is meant to last for years. I feel good to not create garbage every month.

b) Soiled napkins create a health hazard for waste pickers. Again, feel good that I can contribute to this in a small way.

If you feel really strongly about the above reasons, you will definitely want to go for the cup. That’s what I did. continuar…

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