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Why Should Menstruating Women Sleep Outside their House?

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A menstrual taboo is any social taboo concerned with menstruation. In some societies it involves menstruation being perceived as unclean or embarrassing. Many religions consider menstruation ritually unclean. Some of the menstrual taboos are menstruating women cannot enter the kitchen, enter the temple, attend/perform rituals, touch pickle, sleep inside the house and sleep with their partners. They are supposed to use […]