menstrual taboo

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 […]