PhD and post graduate fellows from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) in Bengalaru, India wanted to change the culture of menstrual taboos in their country through the art of dance.
In collaboration with an NGO based in Sukhibhava, India, they participated in the three-month long campaign, #ThatTimeOfTheMonth that aim to raise funds to purchase menstrual hygiene products for 15,000 girls belonging to low-income groups and also spreads awareness about menstruation and break taboos associated with it.
The recital by Nrityangan highlights the different aspects of a woman’s life, as well as blended poems, and strong female figures that are lesser-known in Indian literature and mythology.
Read more about these valiant ladies here.
By: Marijun Jam Villarino Sy
Chief Finance Officer BUPeriod