How do we change the conversation around menstruation this Menstrual Hygiene Day? - YourStory.com

Menstruation is one subject that still makes most people uncomfortable. This Menstrual Hygiene Day we look at why we do not talk about periods and hesitate to #SayItLoud when it comes to the subject. Why does it need all the secrecy that surrounds it?

Menstruation: Ending the taboo - Deutsche Welle

Periods, menstruation, the "curse": Who manages to talk about this nonchalantly? The aim of Menstrual Hygiene Day is to help overcome embarrassment and shame. Let's talk openly about periods – all over the world. Teenager Menstruation Symbolbild ...

Some facts about your period on World Menstrual Hygiene Day - Germiston City News

May 28 marks World Menstrual Hygiene Day, a day that aims to educate girls and women on menstrual hygiene and their periods. Getting your first period as a young girl is one of those monumental moments. Your body goes through many changes, and this ...

Rethinking menstrual health in India: will tax-free napkins be the real solution? - YourStory.com

With the GST Council deciding to tax sanitary napkins, menstrual hygiene has become a hot topic of discussion. However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his team have come in for widespread criticism for overlooking an involuntary process like ...

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Switch to reusable menstrual products to save the environment - Hindustan Times

Reusable menstrual products are the new demand and NGOs from across India have started making options for women to help reduce the burden of non-biodegradable products on the environment. more lifestyle Updated: May 28, 2017 10:47 IST.

Home Intersectionality Body Swachh Bharat Mission Hasn't 'Met' Sustainable Menstruation. And That's A Disaster |... - Feminism in India (blog)

Editor's note: Approx 125kg of sanitary waste is generated per person during their menstruating years and these sanitary napkins can take 500-800 years to break down! #ThePadEffect is a campaign to advocate for sustainable menstruation and prevent ...

Broken teeth and shark attacks: 10 period lies - UNICEF Connect (blog)

From curdling milk to shark bites and rotten pickles – menstruating women are a menace to society… if you believe the myths. For hundreds of years, women and girls have been told ridiculous stories about the dangerous super powers they possess when ...