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Menstruation Is Not a Shameful Secret. Let's Talk Periods.

Categories: South Asia, India, Health, Ideas, Protest, Women & Gender

“Why do women hush themselves when it comes to discussing menstruation?”

asks Sourav Kumar Panda at Youth Ki Awaaz and goes on to discuss [1] that in this day and age, keeping periods a ‘hush-hush’ issue is unnecessary – the time has come for us to break the silence and shame that our social mores have clamped around menstruation.