Period taboos need to be demolished, and we should talk about it openly with even the men in the family - here's why.
From using code words about periods to wrapping sanitary napkins like a bomb, we keep periods a secret. It's time we changed that, says the author.
The original reasons for confining women during their periods is no longer relevant. Why continue with outdated customs, then?
While talking of periods, we have forever used the term, "I am down" however, it is time to change that and start using, "I am on my period," instead!
Sex, sexuality, dating in their teens. Yes, I know I've raised a few hackles by listing these 'taboo' topics, but that won't erase the fact that these are a part of your child's life. Talk to them.
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, […]
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