To study a stigma

Menstruation, pregnancy and women's bodies contain many taboos in Tanzania. But there are organizations that work to get rid of such stigmas. Photo: Elin Bergenlöv

Of: Elin Bergenlöv

Studying something in a place where the subject is associated with shame and silence is a challenge. For ten weeks I have studied menstruation as an obstacle to women's social participation. I have understood the meaning of a culture of silence and how prominent a stigma can be. Around the world there is a tangible stigma that every person with […]

June 4, 2019, FUF-correspondents