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According to tradition in Taiwan, adult, married daughters must not return home to their parents' home until the second day of the Lunar New Year, and on this day Taiwanese numerology expert Meng Chuan (aa") in an interview with Apple Daily listed several taboos that daughters traditionally must observe on this day.
Just as we have taboos related to family life and activities, we have taboos for religious practices.
But for all of the taboos that "Taboo" portrays, it cannot locate a reason for all of this cursing and killing, either tonally or logically.
I responded on my Facebook page that "My duty as a teacher is to teach--to open new horizons for my students, to guide them out of the cave of misperceptions and see the facts, to break walls of silence, to demolish fences of taboos.
IfyoubelieveFadiYaish,ImpactBBDO's regional executive creative director, then social taboos are simply man-made and can be broken down by starting a conversation.
Speaking exclusively to ANI at the event, Shraddha said she was proud to be associated with the campaign which is trying to break period taboos among Indian women.
He added that traditionally, monthly periods were kept secret "but today for the good of our children let's break the silence and stigma surrounding menstruation, let's break taboos and start talking to our children about menstruation management so that they can complete their studies and keep themselves clean.
Taboos in Madagascar's rural tribes are part of society, ranging from the mundane, like not planting rice on a Thursday, to the practical, like not having sex with a sibling, The Huffington Post reports.
Taboos about menstruation are compounded by a lack of proper sanitation in India where only 34 percent of people have access to improved sanitation facilities, which ensure the hygienic separation of human excreta from human contact, according to 2012 statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO).