Image_RachitaTanejaSanitary Panels is a webcomic started by Rachita Taneja in 2014.

The first comic was created in response to students being arrested after posting their views on politics on Facebook, and since then, the webcomic has reached over 5 million people and has been covered by over a dozen media houses.

Rachita works as a human rights campaigner and likes spending her free time working on her comic, and pointing at animals on the the streets.

Sanitary Panels in the media:

A strip on social media that can change the world, Indian Express, 31 August 2016

A stick-figure with a feminist agenda: A fun chat with the maker of Sanitary Panels, The Cake and Youth Ki Awaaz, 21 July 2016

7 Indian web comics to bookmark right now, 16 July 2016, The Little Black Book

The power of humour: Sanitary Panels is the new (amazing) feminist comic series in town, 7 July 2016

Rachita Taneja, Creator of Sanitary Panels tells Cosmo what feminism means to her, Cosmopolitan Magazine, 24 May 2016

The new online avatar of today’s comics, The Hindu, 20 March 2016

These 6 Indian Web Comics are talking about social issues with brilliant humour and satire, The Better India, 16 March 2016

Stick-figure activism: A clever webcomic that talks about everything that’s wrong with our country, CNN News 18, 1 March 2016

A new superhero has emerged – the web comic, 13 December 2015

These 5 Indian web comic are redefining political and social satire, HomeGrown, 1 October 2015

On power of humour and webcomics, Red Elephant Foundation, 10 September 2015

“Maybe there were some pads lying around”: meet the woman behind the comic Sanitary Panels, Feminism in India, 6 July 2015

The future of political cartoons, Live Mint, 12 June 2015

15 Brilliant Comic Panels That Subtly Critique Social Problems in India, Vagabomb, 11 June 2015

Laughing through our worries: The Indian web comic, Hindustan Times, 26 April 2015

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