PraveenLata Sansthan held an event to bust myths related to menstruation in a village near Jaipur. Two European girls attended it. This is their experience.
Painful periods are very common, and yet it is extraordinary how women are blatantly told to "bear the pain" and often even shamed for taking medication for period pain!
The original reasons for confining women during their periods is no longer relevant. Why continue with outdated customs, then?
The humanitarian crisis response to refugee status needs to include the very real problems of menstruating girls and women in war zones.
Explaining menstruation to your young son might be a tough task but this mother nailed it with her explanation! Read on for an easy way to explain periods!
Menstruation is considered a taboo in Indian society, and girls are taught silence around the topic. But why the shame?
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