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You’re Not ‘Down’, You’re On Your Period. Period.

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!

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3 ‘Taboo’ Conversations Every Mother (Dads Too?) Must Have With A Daughter

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.

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It’s Won The Oscar; Now Let’s Make Sure Our Girls Are Never Shamed For Periods
period shame

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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Sabarimala U-Turn: Devaswom Commissioner Decides To ‘Allow’ All Women, Chief Priest Protests
Sabarimala U-turn

The whole Sabarimala drama has now taken a U-Turn, and the Travancore Devaswom Board will now be honouring the SC verdict allowing all women entry into the temple. What's happening?

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Why Can We Still Not Say The Word PERIODS In Public Yet?

Talking openly about periods is still taboo in most societies, even after something like the Padman movie. When will this change?

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When Will We Stop Selling Women Sanitary Napkins Wrapped In Black Bags?

The secrecy around periods and sanitary napkins can cause some shopping gaffes, as Sreeparna Sen discovered, rueing the fact that this still continues even today!

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