UGER is a movement about women's empowerment and menstrual issues - we do research about menstrual awareness in the Indian society, offer seminars, and stitch cloth pads for women to have a cheap, safe, environmentally friendly and healthy way to deal with their period.
"UGER" in Mewari language means "new beginnings". We want to encourage:
The project started in 2011 as a "Stitching Self-Help-Group" - consisting of women from lower economic communities in Udaipur City, India. In summer 2012 we started stitching menstrual pads.