Surprising, though it may seem, on this day set aside to recognise the role and contribution women make to society, I want to draw your attention to a man, one Arunachalam Muruganantham
Some men aim to capture a woman’s affection by giving her flowers or chocolates.
Arunachalam Muruganantham does so by giving women sanitary pads – cheap ones !
A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads.
Read this remarkable man’s story here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26260978