Search Results for Tag: period
Barred from bathing and banished from home – period taboos around the world
In many countries women are excluded from religious rituals and banished from their homes while they are on their periods.
Date12.01.2019 | 21:02
Tagschhaupadi, Europa, Hinduism, India, Israel, menstruation, nepal, period, period pain, South America, tampon sex, Uganda, women's rights
India’s top court lifts Hindu temple ban on women of menstruating age
In some Hindu communities, menstruating women are regarded as unclean.
Date28.09.2018 | 11:17
The Monthly Exiles
Five days ago, Sita Karki, 14, was forced into isolation in a filthy, dark and sweltering cattle shed about 10 minutes away from her home. The reason is that she is menstruating.
Date06.02.2017 | 10:36
TagsAbuse, Chhaupadi pratha, Discrimination, girls, menstruation, nepal, period, rape, tradition, women
Comments of the Week
What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!
Date10.01.2017 | 21:25
TagsDonald Trump, headscarf, Meryl Streep, nepal, period, Violence against women, women, women's rights