Why Indian Women Are Standing Up For Their Right To 'Bleed'
Women in India started a campaign to destigmatize periods after a Hindu temple board president made a comment about menstruating women.By Melissa Prax | November 25, 2015
Women across India are sharing photos of themselves in a social media campaign called "Happy to Bleed."
They're trying to start a conversation about periods after a temple board president in India said he wanted to have a menstrual period scanner for women before they could enter a Hindu temple. (Video via Jaihind TV)
In India, women are generally allowed to go to Hindu temples, but aren't supposed to go when they're menstruating. Of course, that's hard to enforce.