Meet the man fighting the stigma surrounding menstruation

A survey conducted by 25-year-old Dilip Kumar Pattubala, out of curiosity, exposed him to the abysmal levels of menstrual hygiene existing among women in the low income group.  This Bangalorean, a serial social entrepreneur was caught tongue-tied when an Australian colleague made an innocuous enquiry about menstrual hygiene among the urban poor.  Unable to give a satisfactory answer pushed Dilip into research, and what he found moved him enough to start Sukhibhava, a social enterprise that aims to provide women from lower income groups with better, cleaner menstrual hygiene products and educate them against using traditional methods.

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