News By/Courtesy: Arya A. Kudchadker | 20 Nov 2020 15:04pm IST


  • Normalising Menstruation
  • Normalising Menstruation
  • Normalising Menstruation

Society is not yet completely changed, but it is changing, people's thinking is changing and that is why today's girls are now openly talking about those difficult days and those five-six days of the month But it is not like a normal day but a normal day.

A lot of recent news also fully validates this. The website-Instagram and Rupi Gaur are vivid examples of this change. In the opinion of experts, this is a beautiful and commendable step because now the time has come for humans to break their silence about these things. In today's changing environment, girls are going out, sometimes to study or sometimes for a job, in such a way, if they will be able to cope with menstruation then how will they be able to move with time.

Menstruation is not a crime .. thinking is changing

However, this change is still superficial and even today, women and girls are treated in such a way that they have committed a crime in relation to menstruation.

Breaking the menstrual taboo: Moving beyond the gender divide

Wrong thinking about menstruation

Even today, in many families of the country, girls are isolated from the family during menstruation, forbidden to go to temple or worship, entry into the kitchen is prohibited. Even their bed is separated and any male member of the family is instructed not to talk about it.

Breaking the menstrual taboo: Moving beyond the gender divide

Spread awareness about menstruation

Jaideep Mandal, the founder of Aakar Innovations, an organization working for women, told the media, 'Menstruation is a taboo topic worldwide. The myths and misconceptions associated with it are found especially in developing countries and villages. Many young men/men are unaware of the basic biology associated with menstruation. Unless we spread awareness about menstruation and hygiene among women, women, youth, and men, the situation will not improve. '

Spread awareness about menstruation

Doctors believe that the best places to talk about menstruation are schools, where the subject can be discussed by linking it to sex education and hygiene. For this, conscious and enthusiastic teachers are needed, who can inform the students about the important things related to menstruation.

Breaking the menstrual taboo: Moving beyond the gender divide

Thinking to change

The girls believe that the mothers of the girls in the house first change their thinking about it and tell their daughters properly about it so that their daughter does not have to be embarrassed in front of anyone and she is aware of everything.

Not many people are talking openly about it

Today, there is all kinds of content on TV, the Internet, which has changed people's thinking about menstruation, but still, not many people are talking about it openly. People have to understand that menstruation is not a crime but a gift given to women by nature.


This Article Does Not Intend To Hurt The Sentiments Of Any Individual Community, Sect, Or Religion Etcetera. This Article Is Based Purely On The Authors Personal Views And Opinions In The Exercise Of The Fundamental Right Guaranteed Under Article 19(1)(A) And Other Related Laws Being Force In India, For The Time Being. 

Section Editor: Pushpit Singh | 20 Nov 2020 20:41pm IST

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