The photo received a good amount of attention with over 80 likes and 80 comments. If this was a picture of blood from a finger laceration, there'd be no issue. While Instagram has not yet taken down the image, Denor received an even worse reaction.
Guys who are into periods? At the time, I was skeptical. Some reasons are physical and hormonal; others practical; and many more are tied to erotic associations and pride in reveling in the uncensored female body.
What is life like when having your period puts your health at risk and means you are shunned by society? Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos. For Radha dinner is served at 7.
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We encounter many different questions when we give workshops about menstrual hygiene. Some fill a whole classroom with laughter, others make all participants sit on the edge of their seats. Like many learn from a young age: there are no wrong questions.
A period is a release of blood from a girl's uterusout through her vagina. It is a sign that she is getting close to the end of puberty. There is a lot to learn about periods.
The hymen is a thin membrane covering the vaginal opening. It consists of a connective tissue as well as muscle fibers with blood vessels and nerve endings. The hymen is easy to detect.
A five per cent tax has been placed on sanitary products. Why don't we consider them essential items for women? When I told male friends that I was writing about periods, they changed the subject. But when I told female friends and colleagues, they became animated.
In this op-ed, Chryselle D'Silva Dias explores menstrual shaming in India after a school principal reportedly forced girls to strip to detect which one had her period. In late March, angry at spots of menstrual blood in the bathroom that no one claimed, the principal of a residential school in North India forced 70 schoolgirls ages 12—14 to strip naked so she could search them. The incident, which has just come to light, has sparked outrage from parents and has led to the suspension of the principal of the government-run school in Muzaffarnagar. An official inquiry has been launched into the incident, but several of the girls have dropped out of school.