It’s May again. Which of course means: MH Day on the 28th. Sounds a bit blasé? No way! Because even in 2021, there are still people who think a cow will become infertile when touched by a woman on her period. (…)
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‘At any given time, 800 million people worldwide are menstruating. It’s perfectly healthy and normal. It’s okay to menstruate. As long as you never talk about it and no one knows that you’re doing it.’ – an essay by Anna Balmer. (…)
Of course there is Period! if you want to read about menstruation. But there are also some pretty awesome books. We present you 28 options. One for every day of your cycle. (…)
May 28th is MH Day. Because periods don’t pause for pandemics, menstrual awareness may be more important than ever. So #ItsTimeForAction on #MHDay2020! (…)
Why aren’t menstruating women allowed in temples? Indian scholar Yasmin Soni explores the menstrual taboo. Plus: what needs to be done to change people’s mind-set. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Judaism women are considered impure half of their fertile life (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Islam there’s no need to fast if you’re on your period. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Christianity, there is a long history of menstrual taboos. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Buddhism menstruation is seen as a natural physical excretion that women have to go through on a monthly basis, nothing more or less. (…)
Feminist Gloria Steinem wrote in 1978 a hilarious essay about a world in which certain roles were reversed: If Men Could Menstruate.
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? Although a girl’s first period is often celebrated in Hinduism, menstruating women are seen as impure. (…)