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  • From taboo to empowerment: menstruation and gender equality

    27 May 2016 in
    by Par Archana Patkar, Responsable de Programme; Rockaya Aidara , Chargée de Programme et Inga T. Winkler, Chercheur indépendant et Consultant, tous pour le Conseil de Concertation pour l'Approvisionnement en eau et l'Assainissement.

    Menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues for gender equality, human rights and development. Original article on the Open Democracy website In many parts of the world, menstruation tends to be taboo, surrounded by silence and shrouded in myths. Yet, menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues…