Menstrual Taboos in Australia, SL and PNG

As like Australia, the Solomon Island and PNG (Papua New Guinea) also have been practicing some forms of taboo, stigma and restrictions during menstruation. They considered menstrual blood as dirty, contaminated thus they do wash, drying, waste disposal in secrete manner. At the name of secrecy, they sometimes they are doing things inappropriate way or unhygienic. Because of extreme shame towards menstruation, girls and women experience deep level of fear of leaking, staining thus they often remain absent at their respective works 6.

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