Stories Tagged 'Menstruation'
Menstruation is a taboo. No one talks about it. Women do not openly purchase sanitary napkins. We pretend we don’t menstruate. We refrain from talking about our period at homes and at work places.full story »
Do you falter to ask for sanitary pad if the shopkeeper is a male? And do you ask him to wrap it in a newspaper? Most of us in Nepal dofull story »
Our ignorance and poverty is reflected in the restrictions we impose on women during their menstrual cyclesfull story »
Chandra Kami of Bajaya in the district lives in a cave located around 200 meters away from her house during her menstruation, thanks to the Chhaupadi tradition full story »
Menstruation is a nightmare for girls who experience unbearable pain every month full story »
Ninety percent women in Kalikot district practice Chhaupadi, the tradition where women live in seclusion avoiding contacts with the community during menstruation.full story »