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Bollywood Menstruation Movie Sparks Conversation on Taboo Subject - Voice of America



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Bollywood Menstruation Movie Sparks Conversation on Taboo Subject 
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The film is based on the true story of a social entrepreneur who set out to make low-cost sanitary napkins.

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Here's What Happened When I Tried a Menstrual Cup for the First Time - Health.com



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Here's What Happened When I Tried a Menstrual Cup for the First Time 
Health.com
I've been regularly surfing the crimson wave for over two decades now ? first with pads, then tampons. But for all my empowered, millennial feminism, it's taken me 20 years to finally give menstrual cups a try. If there's going to be more trash than ...

 


Bollywood film 'Pad Man' aims to shatter taboos about menstruation - CNN



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Bollywood film 'Pad Man' aims to shatter taboos about menstruation 
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Muruganantham faced plenty of challenges as he evolved from welder to unlikely champion of menstrual health, including struggling to find women willing to test his prototypes -- let alone understand what he was doing. "That's why I decided to wear a ...
New Bollywood Movie Pad Man Is Breaking Taboos Surrounding Menstruation TIME
'Pad Man' movie challenges menstruation taboo in India Globalnews.ca
Bollywood's 'menstrual man' movie targets Indian taboo on menstruation Inquirer.net
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Period Pride Day party celebrates normalized menstruation - Wisconsin Gazette



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Period Pride Day party celebrates normalized menstruation 
Wisconsin Gazette
Sargent has recently reintroduced two bills that would have an effect on menstrual products. Assembly Bill 682 would require restrooms in facilities owned by the state or political subdivision to have free available tampons and sanitary napkins ...

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Menstrual post on FB: Navami says will not be cowed down by threats - onmanorama



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Menstrual post on FB: Navami says will not be cowed down by threats 
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The post was critical of the age-old taboos on menstruation. Soon after, Navami's younger sister, 15, was facing attacks from Hindu hardline groups which thought the post hurt religious sentiments. She was admitted to a hospital after a group of bike ...
'Ask her to behave': 15-yr-old assaulted for sister's FB post challenging period taboo The News Minute

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Arizona Needs Laws That Protect Women Prisoners' Menstrual Health - ACLU (blog)



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Arizona Needs Laws That Protect Women Prisoners' Menstrual Health 
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Menstruation is a basic biological fact of everyday life for billions of women and girls across the planet. But for women behind bars, having your period can be a living nightmare. Prisons can make maintaining well-being and dignity a monthly struggle ...

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The Secret History of Menstruation - JSTOR Daily



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The Secret History of Menstruation 
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Menstrual periods are both a mundane fact of life and an oddly under-discussed subject. This issue was brought into relief in January, when a YouTuber won a brief moment of fame by repeatedly referring to menstrual pads as tampons. Back in 1976 ...

 


Online content portrays menstruating women as weak and helpless, according to a new study - The Independent



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Online content portrays menstruating women as weak and helpless, according to a new study 
The Independent
Commissioned by Pink Parcel, a period subscription service, new research found that online websites actually reinforce harmful perceptions of menstruation - to the point where two in five women cite negative online content as a key cause of period ...

 


An interesting way to tackle all that menstruation stigma! - Times of India



Times of India
 
An interesting way to tackle all that menstruation stigma! 
Times of India
Tatastu, a two-day college event at Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts & Science, kicked off with a Mr and Miss Tatastu contest, where the contestants had to perform all sorts stunts and tasks to win the title. One of the more interesting tasks ...

 


For Pad Man actor Radhika Apte, being shy about menstruation wasn't natural - Hindustan Times



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For Pad Man actor Radhika Apte, being shy about menstruation wasn't natural 
Hindustan Times
While for an actor, every onscreen character comes with its set of mental and physical requirements, playing Arunachalam's [Muruganantham] wife was in stark contrast to me as an individual,? says Radhika. She adds, ?Attuning myself to being shy about ...