Give Girls a Chance!

Why do grown men in America have such a difficult time discussing something that happens to women all around the world? It happens to their wives, daughters and mothers every single month. “It” is her period, or menstrual cycle. Recently, I experience this disgust...

A Personal Story

In India, there is generally a silence around the issue of women’s health – especially around menstruation.  A deep-rooted taboo feeds into the risible myth making around menstruation:  women are impure, filthy, sick and even cursed during their period. A...

I don’t know if I would be able to do this, but BRAVO!

  http://bit.ly/1MWrcsv I am humbled by your courage, Kiran Gandhi. Thank you for bringing the subject of menstrual hygiene to light in such a real experience. Most of us women have spent at least 1 day sitting in class or in a restaurant on a date when we have gotten...