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Menstruation & shame: Cycle of taboo that led to murder of 12-year-old Thane girl by own brother

In Thane, Maharashtra a brother murdered his 12-year-old sister after suspecting her first-period blood stains were an indication of an affair

 

Published on 10th May 2023
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Why Imdaad is the short film you need to watch to understand the taboo behind menstruation 

Dr Mohammad Ali Hussainy who is a doctor by profession at the University of Oxford loves to direct  short films on various subjects. His short film Imdaad tackles the subject of menstruation

Published on 12th May 2021
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She says she is fine, but is she? How Dr Munjaal Kapadia's podcast is helping to de-taboo women's health

Making a topic like women's health a taboo buries it deep under the ground and this can not only give rise to increased physiological issues in women but their mental health might also be affected

Published on 26th September 2020
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Feeling meh? This self-help kit will coach you on what to say when

Bhairavi Prakash, founder, Mithra Trust, tells us about how they're trying to do away with the mental health taboo in society and help people become mindful individuals and support each other

Published on 31st October 2019
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This Bengaluru lecturer's short film about sex taboos, Paarivala, is an eye-opener for students

Jerrin Chandan will be shooting two more short films and one of them highlights the issue of street boys and their lives 
 

Published on 13th September 2019
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Breaking the taboo: Bangladeshi students turn to social media to speak up against rampant rapes in Islamic schools

Several senior students were also held by police over the rape and beheading of an 11-year-old orphan, while a Dhaka cleric and seminary teacher was charged with sexually assaulting a dozen boys

Published on 29th August 2019
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These IIT Delhi students are shattering Period taboos through fun games

The students are using games like jigsaw puzzles, memory games, and roulette to address menstrual taboos and educating women about menstrual health

Published on 27th June 2018
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Five lessons Padman teaches you, from breaking taboo to dreaming big, fearlessly

Padman isn't just another movie, it teaches you lessons to take back with you after the film and leaves you asking more questions about the social taboo around menstruation

Published on 11th February 2018
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You'll never guess how these 5 Indian superstitions ACTUALLY started!

Superstitions have over the years come to govern much of our daily activity and often pose more trouble than good. As reforms are forgotten and archaic comes back, here are a few of the common ones

Published on 7th December 2017
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I'm on my period, so? These girls talk about ditching menstrual taboos and breaking free

Long gone are the days when white was a forbidden colour during teenage and saying the word 'period' was an unimaginable sin. These tell society why it should move on

Published on 16th September 2017

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