“Arunachalam Muruganantham: India’s Menstruation Man”

Al Jazeera English

When he found out his wife was using old rags to manage her periods, Arunachalam Muruganantham, or Muruga, became obsessed with making the perfect sanitary pad for her. His neighbours called him a pervert and his wife left him, but he never gave up. 

After years of work, his invention has changed the lives of millions of women across India.

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