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When Menstruation is A Crime!

An Indian actress in India was recently investigated by the Crime Branch of the Indian police and then had the state file a case against her. Her crime -- which incidentally happened more than 24 years ago, when she was a teenager, was that she had entered a temple where girls and women are not allowed. Why? Because they menstruate -- and therefore are "dirty" and they will "pollute" the temple.

Read her case here

http://genderbytes.wordpress.com/2010/12/17/is-it-a-crime-to-menstruate/

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skumar8800's picture

Insane

What a dirty belief system. Public needs awareness against all these superstitious beliefs.

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