Indian society on periods
When my mother or sister goes through her periods, why am I allowed to ignore their discomfort? And why it does not happen vice-versa? Even a minute injury to a male in the family affects them.
“We are punished for having periods. This happens even if we follow their religious rules. They made us remove our undergarments because they thought some of us were lying about not having periods, and mingling with the others against rules,” says a student.
Even today, menstruating girls are not just forbidden from the kitchens and the temples, but are being forced to skip…
Congress MP from Silchar constituency of Assam, Sushmita Dev, has started a petition on Change.org to propose that sanitary pads be sold without levying tax.