2 European Girls Visiting India Learnt How Perceptions Around Periods Can Be Very Different

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.

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There’s No Such Thing As ‘Normal’ Period Pain; Stop Shaming Women For Taking Medication
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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!

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As 21st Century Citizens, Let’s Question Tradition And Chuck Out Menstrual Taboos

The original reasons for confining women during their periods is no longer relevant. Why continue with outdated customs, then?

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Being On Periods For Women In War Zones Or Refugee Camp Makes For Horror Stories
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The humanitarian crisis response to refugee status needs to include the very real problems of menstruating girls and women in war zones.

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“Mumma You’re Bleeding!” How I Explained Menstruation To My Young Son

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!

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Why Your Period Is Not ‘Code Red’ Or Your ‘Time Of The Month’
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Menstruation is considered a taboo in Indian society, and girls are taught silence around the topic. But why the shame?

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