Search Results for Tag: menstruation
”Menstruation? … I don’t know.
Perhaps something happened during my teenage years.
I don’t know… Don’t know.”
These hesitant words are spoken by the first police constable in India to have undergone Genital Reconstruction Surgery. Once Lalita, he became Lalit Bhau Salve.
Date12.10.2018 | 12:30
TagsDiscrimination, gender, Gender discrimination, India, LGBT, LGBTQ, menstruation, Transgender, Vinamrata Chaturvedi
In a country where many still view menstrual blood as a prop for black magic, a team of scientists in India have dared to convince rural women to hand over used sanitary pads to help detect cervical cancer.
Date24.10.2017 | 13:40
Tagscancer, cervical cancer, genital health, HPV, human papilloma virus, India, menstruation, myths, sanitary pad, superstitions, taboo, women's health, women's rights
Ugandan girls are missing school because they can’t afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country’s authoritarian regime.
Date25.04.2017 | 14:21
TagsCARE, girls' rights, hygiene products, menstruation, sanitary pads, sanitary product, Simone Schlindwein, Uganda, women's rights
Date06.02.2017 | 10:36
TagsAbuse, Chhaupadi pratha, Discrimination, girls, menstruation, nepal, period, rape, tradition, women
A machine to check for menstruating women – this was a Hindu priest’s suggestion after being asked why women were being kept off his temple’s premises. The statement triggered an online campaign called #Happytobleed.
Date01.12.2015 | 20:45
Tags#happytobleed, Ayyappa, India, Kerala, Mahishi, meena kandasamy, menstruating women, menstruation, puberty, Sabarimala, women's rights, womensrights