It was #WorldMenstrualHygieneDay on Friday, 28th May. A day to step up the awareness about periods and everything related to it.
But each time Menaka remembered her mother, she would remember her mother sitting in the dingy room near the backyard for at least four days in a month.
I'm judged for everything I choose; but periods? That's not what I chose! That was given to me by nature itself। So leave my periods alone.
First period stories by 5 women from diverse backgrounds showcase how differently they have experienced this life change.
Sanitary pad ads set unrealistic standards for women to 'fly and slay' while bleeding, masking the issues of health and discomfort suffered by women.
The shopkeeper takes a packet out and diligently wraps it in a black bag. Now I know it is a packet meant to be hidden from the men's eyes!
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