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22.7.2019

One woman shares her experience of growing up in a traditional Newar Hindu family in Nepal where there are menstrual taboos, and periods are viewed as dirty and impure.

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When a woman has a discharge, and the discharge in her body is blood, she shall be in her menstrual impurity for seven days, and whoever touches her shall be unclean until the evening. Leviticus 15:19-30. In this day and age it's ridiculous to suggest that the perfectly natural bodily function of having a period is dirty and impure, however I'd still prefer a glass of ice water

Taboo? Don’t complain about life when you’re kid is born with a disability then Yeah, let’s make America like the rest of the world. We have it so bad here. UniteWomenOrg And in some villages women sleep in a outdoor period box. No insulation. Just 4 wood walls n a floor. In extreme weather conditions they are banished 2 these boxes. Some have died. Generations of women shamed b/c men 'scared' of a little blood.

What women are put through everywhere is scandalous. Everywhere! i have empathy for women who have to live in ignorance and superstition, they deserve better but men are the ones making their lives miserable even here in america. praise female women for what they go threw'''brite side if not for you'' life would fade away'' give an nurcher life

Oh dear. I don’t think most American women give it that much thought. It’s a pain until it’s gone and becomes known as a blessing, I kind of don’t want to know that there are groups of women that let men tell them about their bodies. It’s such bs.

HuffPost is now a part of OathHow do you know she’s white? She could identify as black. That's absolutely hilarious. Ngl I called at this

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HuffPost is now a part of OathHow long till Clinton and trump are both implicated? Check the Safes in all of Epstein’s Mansions across the US and Virgin Islands! You will probably find hundreds of thousands of nude young girls! So how are you planning to fix this 'black eye' Mr. Balderas?

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HuffPost is now a part of Oaththe art of a nonstory Okay cool.... Is that why you guys always bring up racism?

HuffPost is now a part of OathCorporate greed is out of control. Time to share in the gain that others help create! Such a shame we have to pass laws to get people to be decent! Unions have out lived their usefulness. This is why southern states with auto manufacturers are doing some much better than states with unions. Abolish them all.

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HuffPost is now a part of OathAre you saying we shouldn't register SEX OFFENDERS? Oh my god Mandatory chemical castration might do the trick. What do you suggest? Maybe like closetheborder and buildthewall

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