The tragedy of menstruation shaming

A 12 year old schoolgirl from southern India killed herself after a teacher (allegedly) humiliated her over a blood stain from menstruation, making her stand outside the classroom. She left a suicide note saying: “Amma (mother), please forgive me”.

Working with Birth for Change and NIDA we aim to prioritise this deep rooted taboo.

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