A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Oshin Siao Bhatt

A brown girl is holding the Flo toolkit that supports girls living in poverty to wash, dry and carry reusable sanitary pads. It has a ball-type shape in the middle, and a string on both ends. The girl is stretching the string as if to give the central part a spin.

बातें शर्म, चुप्पी और प्रौद्योगिकीय नवपरिवर्तन की

जुलाई १, २०१६ . ओशिन सिआओ भट्ट सभी समाजों में, माहवारी से जुड़ी वर्जना न केवल इस पर चर्चा करने के लिए कार्यरत मृदु भाषा में स्पष्ट है, बल्कि इसके आसपास की मायावी चुप्पी में भी है। यह निषेध माहवारी के बारे में बहुत बड़ी अज्ञानता पैदा करता है और महिलाओं के लिए इससे निपटना…
A brown girl is holding the Flo toolkit that supports girls living in poverty to wash, dry and carry reusable sanitary pads. It has a ball-type shape in the middle, and a string on both ends. The girl is stretching the string as if to give the central part a spin.

Of Shame, Silence and Technological Innovations

A movement back to reusable cloth pads or even towards the use of menstrual cups aims not only to create ways of dealing with menstruation that are healthier for the body and the environment, but also to open up a dialogue regarding the taboos and inhibitions regarding menstrual blood that stem from culture as well as paid media.
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