Category : Period Talks

Raise your voice #Fridaywritingchallenge

It was treacherous.Little Adil couldn\"t bear it anymoreevery time a mere blunder,he would get whacked by a sashHe was a kid merely sixhe complained against his master.Master was punished for...

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Working on periods #Bloggingchallenge

I thank my stars for working in such an environment where menstrual hygiene is given the utmost importance.I do not have to panic if I forget to carry a sanitary pad in my handbag;I do not have to sit at my office desk if my stomach...

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Menstruation-As Important as Breathing#BloggingChallenge

Being a Masters in Life Science stream and later a biology teacher, this word ‘menstruation’ directly connects me with the chapter ‘Reproduction in Humans’. You ask me any question related to the hormones involved and the different...

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#bloggingchallenge "Menstruation - Why so Hush Hush about...

Menstrual blood is the only source of blood that is not traumatically induced. Yet in modern society, this is the most hidden blood, the one so rarely spoken of and almost never seen, except privately by women. - Judy Grahn"Menstruation,"...

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#MyFirst Period

It was the festival of colours HOLI , When mother nature adorned with new life I embellished with my "Red" Pride They called it an epitome of impurity But its our identity and purity Women...

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# My first periods...

When I had my first periods, unaware of the phenomena, I asked my grandmother. I noticed that she was perplexed with both happiness and sorrow because for her it was a celebration but with many restrictions. However, with...

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That first drop of blood

"Maa...I'm hurt."I can still picturise twelve-year old myself screaming." What?Let me see.Wow!"A warm smile played on mom's lips instead of shock." Dear,you will have this every month now.You have grown...

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#MyFirstPeriod #MenstrualHygeineDay2021

My first period started at the age of 14. I remember, it was summer vacation back then and I was in charge of house cleaning alongwith my Dad. All of a sudden, I had these cramps and frowned. Dad...

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When I Felt Ostracized

It was a Friday, 2nd one in the Shravan month. An auspicious day for many Hindus. It was that day when many families across India performed the Varamahalakshmi Puja.My house was buzzing with activities on this...

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Menstrual Hygiene Practises #Blog Prompt

Menstruation is not a problem, pure menstrual hygiene is."Bahu, don't dry your undergarments in the verandah. Dry it in your room." Said her Mil."But Maa.""No ifs and...

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