According to The Guardian , one commenter wrote, "It is a normal physiological phenomenon, so why can't we mention it? It said that discrimination against women on any grounds, even religious, is unconstitutional. Feminine hygiene Menstrual cycle Taboo Feminism and health. Karger, pp.
In many traditional Hindu homes in India, girls and women face restrictive taboos relative to menstruation, such as being denied entry to the temple and the kitchen. Lopez eds , Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates, Vol.