Should only parents of a girl talk to her about periods? Why can't parents of boys talk about it too? Will make for more informed, sensitive citizens of tomorrow.
Talking about periods is the right way to make ourselves comfortable with our bodies and its needs, and give us power over our choices.
In a country where it is common to shun menstruating women from social life, Odisha stands out by celebrating them in its Raja Parba.
Though they were more convenient than cloth, sanitary napkins are problematic, an environmental hazard. And then I discovered the menstrual cup.
I remember the shame I felt on my first period, says Nidhi Pathak, and I hope that no girl is made to feel this shame now that the conversation is out in the open with the Oscar win. My Netflix app had been teasing me with the documentary ‘Period. End of Sentence’ for a while, […]
An Indian short film, 'Period. End of a Sentence', shortlisted for the Oscars, will hopefully encourage the conversation around menstrual taboos and the problems faced by our girls and women.
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