Pubic Hair: To Be or Not To Be?

| By Shruti Menon | Have you ever wondered whether to keep your vagina hairy or bald? Well, you are not alone! A lot of us go through the ritual ordeal of grooming our pubic hair: waxing comes along with an excruciating pain for many, and shaving may come with red-itchy bumps and cuts. ThereContinue reading “Pubic Hair: To Be or Not To Be?”

Menstrual Education: The Schooling We Want And Need

| By Pooja Gulati | In the South of India, one temple had requested for a machine that recognizes whether a woman is on her period or not before setting foot in the temple — to ensure that she only does so if she is ‘pure’. In another horrifying incident, a 12-year-old girl died byContinue reading “Menstrual Education: The Schooling We Want And Need”

A Dive Into Period Positive Cultures From Around The World

| By Juliee Kamble | Disclaimer: This article deals with menstruation in binaries because these communities treat menstruation as a women’s issue. Paddling foundation does not endorse this opinion. The way communities threat their menstruators tells us a lot about their socio-cultural make up. By understanding how menstruation is treated in different cultures, we getContinue reading “A Dive Into Period Positive Cultures From Around The World”