Thursday, 28 October 2021

Tag Archives: periods

Nepal urged to crack down on menstruation huts

NEPAL faced urgent calls on Monday to stop women being banished from their homes during their periods after a teenager died sleeping in a hut, becoming the fourth victim in weeks. Parbati Bogati, 17, suffocated after lighting a fire to keep warm in the windowless mud and stone hut she ...

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PadMan Review

Rating: 3/5 Can a movie break a taboo that is probably as old as the human civilization? Unlikely, but it can certainly poke, jolt and finally force the manly Indian society, which automatically goes into a sleep mode on the sheer mention of women’s problems, to see and hear the ...

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Talking periods: Angry Girl and her disgruntled online crusade

What’s in a name? Aunty agayi hain, laal mere dil ka haal hai, shut down for maintenance, tabyat kharab or simply ‘lady’ troubles. A period called by any other is still as terrible. Now English and Urdu are beautiful languages but the way we’ve been using them to talk about periods? ...

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