More about menstrual
of Mali - Hawaiian
(discussed by Sally Price, Dittman Professor
of American Studies at the College of
William and Mary, who spent many periods in
I believe most women in Europe probably
bled into their clothing (into their
underclothing, a chemise
- see it) before 1900; read about this.
Read about the
washable pad project for the neighboring
Indian state, Rajasthan.
Washable menstrual pads for
women in Almora,
Uttar Pradesh state, India,
giving them more freedom (1999)
Dr. Margaret Greene, of the
Center for Health and Gender
Equity in Takoma Park, Maryland,
U.S.A., sent the page and the information
accompanying the pages below.
Below, women learn how to make
and wear a cloth pad for
menstruation using wood ash.
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