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4 festivals in India that celebrate women and menstruation

September 29, 2020
4 festivals which show how India celebrates women and menstruation

One of the most significant aspects of menstruation is that it marks the transition from girlhood to womanhood. In the old days, this transition was marked by a period of celebration as the elders claimed that the girl is now as fertile as nature. Over the course of time, however, menstruation not only became a taboo but several myths began to emerge from half-baked tales, most of which lacked authenticity. There are still several places in India which celebrate menstruation…

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Debunking Myths Menstrual Health

Myth: “Period blood is dirty”

You may have heard this statement a million times before but we assure you that there’s no truth to it. Menstruating is a normal bodily function and hence, period blood is as clean as any other blood running through your body. Don’t let anybody…

April 14, 2020
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Revealing the history of the sanitary pad

Speak about the history of the sanitary pad or the evolution of the sanitary pad – and mention must be made of Herodotus, a Greek historian who is also grandly known as ‘the Father of History’. So, it’s hardly surprising that the history of…

February 14, 2018