Article: “Can We Master Breaking The Silence On Menstruation” in DR. SEA Initiative
In some parts of the world, getting a monthly period means you are shunned by society because it is considered dirty. In other parts of the world, a period is a celebration for having become a woman. And for others, it is a constant embarrassment and a reason not to attend school because one cannot afford feminine hygiene products. But overall, menstruation is uncomfortable subject for many, including women who are parents or guardians to girls.
Although the stigma attached to bodily conditions still looms in our societies, we are progressing from silence and hiding. Today we are talking about menstruation and hygiene.