Periods in Prison - A Short Report on Menstrual Hygiene Management in India’s Women Prisons
This report highlights the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) standards and practices in women prisons in the country. The report is prepared based on the responses received from 11 prisons from 7 states across the country. The study was conducted between June 2021 and September 2021. It seeks to apprise prison departments, state health departments, women and child development departments, social welfare departments, state human rights commissions etc. the basic minimum standards of MHM and their roles in ensuring these standards in all women prisons and women prison enclosures across the country.