What Life Is Like When Getting Your Period Means You Are Shunned
June 7, 2015
This article follows the story of a young girl from Nepal, and the view society has on menstruation. Get some insight on what it is like to be shunned when you have your period. A PlanInida study showed that “23 per cent of Indian girls dropped out of school permanently when they reached puberty, and that girls missed school for an average five days a month each for the lack of decent sanitation or menstrual products.”
This is the impact being a woman in a patriarchal society can have: inequality perpetuating inequality.