Broadening the horizon of menstrual health
Our society often boasts about how women can do the same amount of work as men but while bleeding. Making it sound so pleasing throws shade on the fact that menstruation is not taken seriously. Women do work while bleeding, but they don’t have to. The physical mental exhaustion leaves their body drained at the end of the day.
Menstruation is a constant shedding and sloughing of a lining. There are big scale changes in hormones and hemoglobin. Even a common cold requires enough bed rest and numerous antibiotics to get rid of. Periods require more medical prioritization than presently given. A data collection depicted that out of six hundred girls, 245 absented themselves from school when on their period.