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When we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression …

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Breaking Cultural Taboos and Busting the Myths around Menstruation

January 28, 2018 – 2:40 AM |

Menstruation is a normal phenomenon in a woman of reproductive age, in which a single egg is released each month from one ovary and passes to the uterus (also known as womb) through the Fallopian tube. Before the egg …

Dealing with Taboo Socio-cultural and Health Perspectives on Menstruation

January 22, 2016 – 8:54 PM |

As girls progress towards puberty, they experience physical, psychological and hormonal changes in the body. One of the physical changes is menarche. Menarche is the beginning of menstruation. Menstruation is the monthly discharge of blood …

Mother-Daughter Relationship: Overcoming Shyness about Discussing Reproductive Health

September 21, 2013 – 10:21 PM |

Fatima is a ten year old girl living with her family in a small village of Pakistan. She is a school going child. One day upon returning from school, she could feel her private parts …