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.

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