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[OPINION] Getting judged for my tattoos, and the issue of taboos in 2020

Jan 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'Getting judged for my tattoos wasn’t as bad or as traumatic as that of folks discriminated against for their gender or disability. But perhaps there’s that common feeling, the feeling of self-denial.'

US consumer giant seeks to smash India menstruation taboos

Oct 03, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Other taboos include entering temples and watering plants like basil that are considered holy

FOR SANITARY NAPKINS.  In this photograph taken on April 22, 2014, an Indian worker sorts donated cotton and semi-cotton clothes that will be used to make cloth sanitary napkins at non-profit organisation 'Goonj' (Echo) in New Delhi. Sajjad Hussain/AFP