Award by Women Economic forum
Sanjana Dixit a student of grade 12 of NPS HSR was awarded the prestigious international award “Young Leaders Creating a Better World for All” by the Women Economic Forum which is a global platform.
Sanjana is the founder of RutuChakra a youth-driven initiative aimed at making a positive change and building a society where menstruation is not treated as a taboo, but rather as a welcoming change in an individual.
RutuChakra focuses on four main things:
- Put in place a system to ensure a regular supply of menstrual products to the identified organizations and areas
- Ensure access to information on this topic from a reliable source. (by Conducting workshops)
- Introduce facilities to hygienically dispose sanitary napkins
- Promote better awareness amongst all genders to overcome embarrassment, cultural practices and taboos around this topic
Sanjana along with her 13 member team have till date helped 550+ individuals, provided 36,000+ menstrual products, conducted 11+ workshops and collaborated with 10+ NGOs. A commendable achievement indeed!
Congratulations to Sanjana and her team! Good luck for your future endeavours!