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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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Limited access to safe, affordable, convenient and culturally appropriate methods of dealing with menstruation has far-reaching implications for rights and physical, social and mental well-being of many women and adolescent girls in Kenya.
Yet, we all know that menstruation is a normal biological process and that menstruating girls and women are not unclean, rather they are normal and healthy.
Unlike in the past, now during the days of menstruation, they do wash their hair daily, take bath and give water and food to women.
The reason I decided to work in this sector was to create a truly holistic approach to menstruation through integration of ethical business practices, and culturally sensitive, life-affirming education about the menstrual experience.
I am hoping that the shame and embarrassment around menstruation is reduced so that women can turn around and allot a certain budget to sanitary pads in their monthly budgets or that the girls can go up to their dads and say that they don't need fairness creams but need sanitary pads instead.
It's uncertain whether the film will achieve the ambitious goal of normalizing menstruation, but a huge name like Kumar could make that more likely.
In underdeveloped areas, such as in Nepal, unfortunately, the concept of menstruation has been twisted and there women are not treated as they should be.
24% of the girls were totally unaware of the cause and source of menstruation when they first experienced it.
Because of this misinformation, menstruation is often associated with profound psychological and emotional problems by adolescent girls.
Based on these results, the researchers believe that menstruation is unlikely to affect a woman's brain power.
There is a strong need to address adolescent girls regarding issues related to menstruation which are imposed upon them.
com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/may/28/we-need-to-talk-about-periods-why-is-menstruation-still-holding-girls-back) secrecy and taboos that surround menstruation in many societies.