Student Bushra Mahnoor packs supplies for menstruating women and girls caught up in Pakistan’s floods. Menstruation is a taboo topic in the country. Photo: Mahwari Justice
Student Bushra Mahnoor packs supplies for menstruating women and girls caught up in Pakistan’s floods. Menstruation is a taboo topic in the country. Photo: Mahwari Justice
Pakistan

Pakistan students raise funds for period products after floods force women to use leaves

  • Students Bushra Mahnoor and Anum Khalid tackle taboo topic to help those affected by floods in desperate need of sanitary products
  • ‘There are women in relief camps who are left to bleed in their clothes’, but some say period hygiene items are a ‘luxury’ and ‘unnecessary’

Student Bushra Mahnoor packs supplies for menstruating women and girls caught up in Pakistan’s floods. Menstruation is a taboo topic in the country. Photo: Mahwari Justice
Student Bushra Mahnoor packs supplies for menstruating women and girls caught up in Pakistan’s floods. Menstruation is a taboo topic in the country. Photo: Mahwari Justice
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