Still menstruation is thought to be a taboo in India although there is no point in it

Eight of ten Indian girls are not allowed to enter religious shrines when they are on their period; six of ten girls said they are not allowed to touch food in the kitchen, and 3 of 10 are asked to sleep in a separate room. That menstruation taboos still have firm roots in Indian society was revealed in a study by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Funded by the UNICEF and published in the British Medical Journal, the study tried to find out how much access adolescent girls…

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