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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2018, Article ID 1730964, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1730964
Review Article

Menstrual Hygiene, Management, and Waste Disposal: Practices and Challenges Faced by Girls/Women of Developing Countries

1Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab 143005, India
2Govt. Polytechnic College for Girls, Amritsar, India

Correspondence should be addressed to Rajinder Kaur; moc.oohay@2002baws

Received 26 September 2017; Accepted 12 November 2017; Published 20 February 2018

Academic Editor: Mynepalli K. C. Sridhar

Copyright © 2018 Rajanbir Kaur et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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