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Menstruation Around The World

Menstruation Around The World

There are a range of views on menstruation around the world. Different cultures, religions, and tribes hold their own opinions. Some are oppressive and the myths surrounding menstruation limit women in what they can and cannot do during their period. Other beliefs empower and celebrate women and allow for spiritual experiences.

Period cramps

Cramps or pain that occur before your period are known as dysmenorrhoea. It is a common part of the menstrual cycle that is usually felt as muscle cramps in the lower part of your abdomen. These period pains are caused by contractions of the muscular wall of the uterus, also known as the womb...