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Transnational engagements: cultural and religious practices related to menstruation

Freedman, R. (2020) Transnational engagements: cultural and religious practices related to menstruation. In: Maharaj, T. and Winkler, I. T. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies. Springer, pp. 163-174. ISBN 9789811506147

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-0614-7_15

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This transnational engagement brings together participants from various cultural and religious backgrounds in a dialogue about menstrual practices. They are asked to consider their own experiences with these practices and reflect on how the practices have affected them. The discussion makes clear that participants have varying understandings and views of traditional menstrual practices, and that these views often challenge the common depiction of traditional practices as restrictions that are forced upon women.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Law
ID Code:92219
Publisher:Springer

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