Menstrual hygiene is extremely crucial and it is high time the resources to maintain menstrual hygiene are made accessible to women across the country. Many sanitary napkin vending machines have been set up in several schools across states. To ensure, that women can travel in comfort, the Chennai Metro rail, partnered with the Rotary Club of Madras and Geo India Foundation to set up sanitary napkin vending machines in 39 metro rail stations in the city.
Women’s-Only Toilets Set Up In Chennai Metro
The Chennai Metro had already allotted separate compartments for women to travel and now, women-only toilets have been set up at metro stations to ensuring women a safe commute. The lavatories will keep women out of harm’s way. Delhi To Set Up Eco-Friendly Incinerators To Dispose Sanitary Napkins In Govt Schools.
CCTV Cameras Set Up For Women Safety
Along with the sanitary napkin vending machines and ladies’ toilets, CCTV cameras have also been set up adequately. Helpline numbers and security staff have been placed to provide a safe environment for women. Chennai Metro is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the safety and hygiene of women. Charbagh Metro Station In Lucknow Gets A Sanitary Vending Machine.
All these facilities will allow women to travel without any discomfort. This is an excellent initiative by Chennai Metro and, more such institutions and places must follow suit.