2017-11-16 – The bloody taboo: Menstruation as a hinder for development

Nearly half the world’s population menstruate, still we never talk about it. Because of the stigma and shame, girls are deprived of the right to education, sanitation and health. In this episode Hannes, Agnes, Rebecca and Isabel discuss this bloody issue. Interviews with doctor Shyam Buddhatokhi, a Nepalese physician who has been working with menstrual hygiene management after the earthquake in Nepal 2015, and with Hedvig who did a field study on menstruation stigma in India.