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100 Women 2014: The taboo of menstruating in India

BBC News - 4 weeks ago
In India, there is generally a silence around the issue of women's health - especially around menstruation. A deep-rooted taboo feeds into the risible myth-making around menstruation: women are...

Menstruation Matters: How Periods Are Keeping Girls Out of School in Nepal

Huffington Post - 1 week ago
It's that time of the month -- your period. For those of us in the U.S., this is a regular occurrence that doesn't cause a major disruption in most of our lives. However, for millions of...

Not just a girls' problem: the economic impact of menstrual shame

The Guardian - 4 weeks ago
Menstruation affects educational access across much of the globe: more than 20% of girls in Sierra Leone miss school during their periods; in Nepal and Afghanistan 30% do. Almost a quarter of Indian...

SCA and WSSCC Partner to Break Silence around Menstruation

Business Wire (press release) - 1 week ago
“A majority of adolescent girls and women in the world do not have access to adequate information about menstruation nor access to sanitation or hygiene products,” said Jan Johansson, President...

Islam vs. Female Menstruation — on The Glazov Gang

FrontPage Magazine - 1 week ago
Female Menstruation, pointing to the Islamic texts that dehumanize women for possessing fertility and spawning life (starts at 9:51 mark). The discussion occurred within the context of a dialogue...

Menstrual Cycle Myths: 6 Ideas About Your Period That It's Time To Stop Believing

Medical Daily - 3 weeks ago
... take magnesium supplements in the weeks leading up to their period. The University of Maryland Medical Center agrees, reporting 360 milligrams of magnesium daily for three days on the day before...

Smoking in early teens linked to higher risk of severe menstrual cramps

Medical News Today - 1 week ago
Smoking is associated with an increased risk of numerous health problems. Now, a new study published in Tobacco Control - a journal of The BMJ - finds that young teenage girls who smoke may raise...

Menstruation myth

Republica - 4 weeks ago
I was 15 when I had my first menstruation. Since then, depression around religious occasions due to menstruation observation has haunted me. Even in the recent celebratory season, a large number of...

Ginger may be an effective treatment for heavy menstrual cycles!

The Raw Food World News - 4 weeks ago
(TRFW News) Some women experience heavy menstrual bleeding, called menorrhagia, which can last more than 7 days. This occurrence can prevent a woman from living life to the fullest due to constant...

Menstrual hygiene management and school absenteeism among female ...

7thSpace Interactive (press release) - 4 weeks ago
Adolescence in girls has been recognized as a special period marked with the onset of menarche. Even though menstruation is a natural process, it is associated with misconceptions, malpractices and...

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