- Niva Maharjan
“Menstruation is a natural process, one should embrace it,” my mom said to me while
discussing the current status of menstruating women.
“In the past, we did not have access to sanitary pads like today. Many of us had a common
kitchen and living rooms, so we were not allowed in the kitchen. Myths were created so people
would strictly follow it. However, these myths slowly became tradition.” said my mom.
I agree with my mom. There are certain customs in our tradition that don’t make much sense.
Many menstruating girls, especially in rural areas, are restricted from taking baths, going to
school, consuming any dairy products, and touching books.
On 14th June 2018, GUTHI organized a training seminar to the civil and architect engineering students to impart the necessary knowledge and the rainwater system installation skills in the building construction.Read more...