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Kerala: Right-wing threatens law student for poem against menstrual taboos

The teenager posted the poem to extend support to another youngster who had also faced a similar threat for speaking out on menstruation.

25 Feb 2018 7:39 AM

Kerala law student 'bullied' for FB post on menstrual taboo

Taking into account other recent incidents, there is no doubt that the RSS was behind the act.

24 Feb 2018 6:14 PM

Woman complains of period pains, Emirates forces her to not fly

Soon after the incident Emirates released a statement and justified the actions taken on grounds of ‘medical emergency.’

21 Feb 2018 6:28 PM

Can of Coke a day reduces chances of becoming pregnant by 20 per cent

Researchers found both male and female consumption of sugary drinks was associated with an average 20 per cent reduced fecundability.

20 Feb 2018 4:54 PM

Why not talk about ‘Perfect Menstruation?’

The real ‘Pad Man’ of India, Arunachalam Muruganandham talks about the film Pad Man.

15 Feb 2018 12:32 AM


This 'padwoman' is on mission to spread awareness on menstrual health

Vishwakarma's campaign has come into spotlight at a time when there is a buzz around the Bollywood movie 'Padman'.

04 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

Starting a talk on menstrual health

Ruhpreet has resolved to create a change in her town by breaking the taboo around mensturation.

29 Jan 2018 1:23 AM

Air pollution may affect your menstrual cycle: study

Implications on human disease may come through reducing emissions on a global and individual level.

27 Jan 2018 12:12 PM

Air pollution may affect your menstrual cycle: Study

Researchers found exposure to air pollution during high school years was correlated with menstrual cycle irregularity.

26 Jan 2018 3:34 PM


Winter can make periods worse, expert reveals

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18 Jan 2018 11:16 AM

Craving chocolates during periods? Here's why

The researchers believed that the people now generally let their cravings run amok based on the cues predominantly set in their minds.

17 Jan 2018 8:20 PM

Early periods, menopause linked to heart disease: study

The findings are not the first to uncover a link between reproductive factors and cardiovascular diseases.

16 Jan 2018 9:26 AM

Menstrual exile of Nepal woman sees her dying in freezing conditions

21-year-old was thrown out because of tradition in which women are exiled during menstruation for being impure or harbingers of bad luck.

13 Jan 2018 11:15 AM

Let’s talk about period!

While the country still shies away from talking about menstruation, this 19-year-old has taken upon herself to educate schoolgirls on the same.

18 Dec 2017 1:52 AM


Acupressure app may help ease menstrual cramp pain

Women with menstrual pain already practice self-management, an app for acupressure can be easily added.

09 Dec 2017 1:53 PM

British women’s taxes on tampons pay for domestic abuse

Laura Coryton, 24, started the Stop Taxing Periods campaign in May 2014 while still a student.

22 Nov 2017 5:40 PM

Parents, experts welcome move to sensitise children

Experts feel 10 is the best age for a girl child to learn about menstruation and hygiene.

01 Nov 2017 1:25 AM

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women after teen’s death

The new law stipulates a three-month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine, or both, for anyone forcing a woman to follow the custom.

10 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

Nepal criminalises banishing women from home during menstruation

Supreme Court banned chhaupadi more than a decade ago but it is still followed in parts of Nepal, particularly in remote western districts.

09 Aug 2017 6:48 PM