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Break the menstrual taboo

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage UN, Mar 8 2019 (IPS) – It is time to rise up and fight a long-neglected taboo: menstruation. Marking International Women’s Day, United Nations human rights experts called on the international community to break taboos around menstruation, noting its impacts on women and girls’ human rights. “Persistent harmful socio-cultural norms, stigma, misconceptions and taboos around menstruation, continue ... Read More »