Princess Gauravi Kumari Empowers Grassroots Changemakers through 'P से Periods' Initiative
Princess Gauravi emphasized the urgent destigmatization of menstrual health and hygiene and the Foundation's commitment to ensuring that no woman faces obstacles in her work due to her menstrual cycle
Jaipur: The essential path to fostering genuine societal change begins at the grassroots level, where individuals are empowered to become changemakers. This core principle underpins the 'P से Periods' project, a collaborative endeavor between the Princess Diya Kumari Foundation (PDKF) and Project Baala, focused on promoting menstrual well-being awareness. During a panel discussion at the 'P से Periods' project launch at Jaipur's Badal Mahal, Princess Gauravi Kumari, the General Secretary of PDKF, stressed the importance of grassroots empowerment.
Princess Gauravi emphasized the urgent destigmatization of menstrual health and hygiene and the Foundation's commitment to ensuring that no woman faces obstacles in her work due to her menstrual cycle. She also highlighted the influential role of digital and social media in initiating change in rural areas, emphasizing digital literacy as a tool for genuine empowerment.
The event also featured Social Worker, Artist, and Author, Rouble Nagi, along with Soumya Dabriwala, the Founder of Project Baala. Rouble Nagi emphasized the significance of involving young people, especially boys, and educating them about menstruation to break existing taboos. She encouraged girls to lead in reshaping the attitudes and beliefs of the next generation. Soumya discussed Project Baala's innovative approach, offering biodegradable and reusable menstrual pads to combat period poverty and illiteracy while creating job opportunities.
The panel discussion was moderated by Parul Kamra, Communications and Outreach Lead of Project Baala.
The event was attended by Executive Trustee of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, Rama Datt, menstrual champions, and numerous students from various schools.