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THIS is part of why we still need feminism. Because in some countries, women are still shamed for their periods so intensely they are forced by their families to live in sheds while on their period, and it endangers their lives in so many ways. A lot of these women are also raped while being forced to live in these sheds.
#chhaupadi is a form of menstrual taboo which prohibits Hindu women and girls from participating in normal family activities while menstruating, as they are considered "impure". Chhaupadi is said to be practiced primarily in the western part of Nepal, but the same is true for city dwellers also.