The Unspeakable Truth about Menstruation

It is something all women are worried, concerned and curious about: menstruation. WomenNow contributor Lakshmi has a great talk with Indian couple Aditi Gupta and Tuhin Paul. They are design graduates from the National Institute of Design. They gave up plush jobs in the e-learning industry to educate India about menstrual health and hygeine. Aditi, a User Experience Designer and Tuhin, an Animator, have created a comprehensive website, blog and a comic book to speak the unspeakable truth about menstruation. They call it Menstrupedia. Since the launch of their website and outreach programmes, this couple has educated nearly 14 lakh women across the globe. The story behind the birth of Menstrupedia is an interesting and personal one… watch and find out.
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This video was filmed at Sankalp Summit in Mumbai, India. Sankalp is an Intellecap initiative. Find out more at

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Lakhsmi is a filmmaker and anchor. She has a online talk show, ‘Chai with Lakshmi’ has had over 30,00,000 views. The show features people positively shaping India for the future. Besides she has a second series on Youtube titled ‘India Ahead’, which is a short documentary series offering progressive Indians a platform to celebrate their efforts.Lakshmi is a self-confessed workaholic. When not at work or working at home, she is at the gym, watching movies and eating popcorn, playing boardgames over tea, sipping single malt whisky and catching up with friends, riding motorbikes or driving long-distance, having lazy dinner dates and sipping a fine glass of sauvignon blanc, or generally musing about the things she wants to do at work the next day.Lakshmi holds a postgraduate degree in International Marketing from Sheffield Business School, UK and a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.More of Lakshmi also to be found at: