Search Results for Tag: menstruation
Tensions continue to run high in the southern state of Kerala as police crack down on protesters trying to stop women from entering the hill shrine of Sabarimala. It opened to all men and women in October after the Supreme Court lifted a ban on women aged from 10 to 50.
Date06.11.2018 | 10:01
TagsAyyappa, Hindu, India, Kerala, menstrual age, menstruation, Rehana Fatima, Sabarimala, shrine, Supreme Court, women's rights
”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