This woman's tirade against period-shaming is incredibly powerful

Amelia Tait@ameliargh
Saturday 23 January 2016 13:00
Celebrities

A woman's Facebook post about being shamed after her period stained her trousers has gone viral.

Anushka Dasgupta took to Facebook this week to vent her anger about the public's reaction to her period stain.

I came home today at four minutes past nine after a long walk, a metro journey and a 10 minute bus ride. There's...

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"I AM NOT ASHAMED," wrote Dasgupta on the post that has since received over 10,000 Likes and 1,300 shares.

"The only thing I wanted to do by putting it up was to start constructive discussion around menstrual stigma," Daspugta told Buzzfeed News.

Aloo in a blue bosta. Thank you Avantika for the picture and the bosta too.

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Although many applauded her message, she also claims to have received a lot of hate, mostly from other women.

“It’s been disturbing and has really gotten me thinking about the kind of world we’re creating for ourselves,” she said.

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