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Showdown at Sabarimala – a shrine of contention
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
Women in India protest menstruation taboos with #Happytobleed campaign
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