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Why is menstruation a taboo? - The Star Online



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Why is menstruation a taboo? 
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In this photograph taken on February 3, 2017, Nepalese women keep warm by a fire as they live in a Chhaupadi hut during their menstruation period in Surkhet District, some 520km west of Kathmandu. - AFP. PETALING JAYA: Although menstruation is a ...

 


Menstruation: The 'no excuses' app tackling sport's last taboo - CNN - CNN



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Menstruation: The 'no excuses' app tackling sport's last taboo - CNN 
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CNN Sport speaks to the women who have developed an app to help elite athletes train and perform better by giving them personalized, daily recommendations tailored to their menstrual cycle.

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'We're having a menstrual liberation': how periods got woke - The Guardian



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'We're having a menstrual liberation': how periods got woke 
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Reusables have been around for decades (menstrual cups were invented in the 30s) but the multinational companies that dominate the marketplace have prioritised the more profitable disposable products, such as tampons and sanitary towels. With a growing ...

 


Menstruation must be made a taboo-less subject: 'Padman' director ... - DAWN.com



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Menstruation must be made a taboo-less subject: 'Padman' director ... 
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Askhay Kumar's project Padman tackles the taboo behind menstruation head-on and the film's director hopes to do justice to it. Padman is based the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man who built machines to enable women in rural areas ...

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SOMA and The New Menstruation Equity Campaign - TAPinto.net



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SOMA and The New Menstruation Equity Campaign 
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The point made by members of the growing menstruation equity movement is the whisper treatment of periods and menstruation has led to downright unfair treatment of women and girls. But the tide is turning. Maplewood Township's planned provisions and ...

 


Documentary at Pitt focuses on hygiene and menstruation for homeless women - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



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Documentary at Pitt focuses on hygiene and menstruation for homeless women 
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For people who are homeless there are a lot of tough decisions, but for women there is another dilemma: how to deal with menstruation needs while on the streets. That is the topic of Sara Baumann's first installment of her documentary series, ?Cycle ...

 


From Menstruation Apps to Nude Selfies: Data Politics - HuffPost



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From Menstruation Apps to Nude Selfies: Data Politics 
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?Are you on this new menstruation app?? a friend asked recently, to which my answer was a big ?NO!? When I explained I was worried about my privacy, her reaction was predictable: ?Oh come on, Sema. You are so paranoid.? Paranoid or not, I feel weird ...

 


One of Bollywood's biggest stars will be in a film about 'India's menstrual man,' who invented a pad-making machine - Business Insider



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One of Bollywood's biggest stars will be in a film about 'India's menstrual man,' who invented a pad-making machine 
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As a result, many miss or drop out of school, stunting economic opportunities down the line and reinforcing taboos around menstruation. The issue is especially prevalent in rural India. In a 2016 Nielsen survey, 93% of girls in Bihar and Jharkhand ...

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Menstruation checks in schools need to stop - Malaysiakini



Menstruation checks in schools need to stop 
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COMMENT | When a teacher touches a student inappropriately, we would identify that immediately as sexual harassment, as we should. If the scenario had been the sexual harassment of a female student by a male teacher, that would have been easy to ...

 


To keep girls in school, Ethiopians open up about menstruation - Citizen



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To keep girls in school, Ethiopians open up about menstruation 
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?We teach students in this club that menstruation is a gift from God. We teach them that it is not a disease but rather it is natural and biological,? she explains. Tafesech also tracks girls who don't come to school and will meet with their families ...

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