Cultural practices around menstruation have been passed on from generation to generation of women in India. The faith with which women have held on to these practices and preserved it, is simple amazing. However, due to the inability of modern science to decode these practices, they have come to be termed as Menstrual Taboos. In this talk, Sinu Joseph throws light on the science behind cultural practices around menstruation and why they are important for menstrual health. To read more about her work, visit www.mythrispeaks.wordpress.com
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