The understanding of PMS and PMDD has only been limited to as being an inevitable and ever so common phenomenon amongst women, where they become “overtly emotional and unreasonable” and are considered ‘nothing’ more than a hormonal change before her menstruation. Well, that’s how we have limited any discussions over it altogether.
Kalimpong girl, Tina Gurung is collecting 50 thousand sanitary pads for distribution among women workers in tea gardens during Daan Utsav.
Disha Shetty Writes about health hazards and conditions of women living in Assam.s tea gardens, specially for pregrnant women.
Menstruation is an important biological change which makes the existence of life possible, yet the culture of silence around menstruation is so complete that most of the girls have no knowledge on menstruation before their first period. The social stigma and societal silence has a negative impact on the health, reinforces gender inequality and makes it difficult to address menstrual health issues. Through the Maasika Mahotsov, 21 to 28 May 2019 we aim to break the silence around periods and get conversing at various platforms.