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India debates the need for menstrual leave

NEW DELHI – Menstruation is largely still taboo in India, with menstruating girls and women restricted from entering kitchens or worshipping at family altars in many homes.

Neighbourhood stores even hand over sanitary pads in black polythene bags to avoid unwanted attention.

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