U.N. Human Rights Experts Call For End To Taboos, Discrimination Surrounding Menstruation
U.N. News: Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say U.N. experts
“A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination. ‘Persistent harmful socio-cultural norms, stigma, misconceptions, and taboos around menstruation, continue to lead to exclusion and discrimination of women and girls,’ said the independent human rights experts, ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March…” (3/5).
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