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Let women decide on period leave

Rama Moondra: Feminism in 2020 has evolved from what it was in the 90s. A majority of women so far have pushed themselves and were almost thrown into the challenge of being a superwoman. They juggle between in-laws, parents, homes and babies while trying tooth and nail to be like men in the workplace. They...

Period Leave: Is the debate necessary?

Rama Moondra: Indian food delivery giant Zomato on August 8, 2020, announced a new policy on ‘period leaves’. The policy provisioned up to 10 additional leaves for menstruating employees. The company’s intention might have been to reduce the stigma and shame around menstruation, but it soon became a point of debate and discussion on social...

Menstruation is part of life. Period!

“One of the biggest power a woman has over a man is the ability to bleed without being wounded. That too, month after month.” Rama Moondra: Menstruation, the reproductive health of women and feminine hygiene products are subjects that are considered taboo and seldom discussed openly. The orthodox mindset of the people (not just men)...