The Book

It’s a story of a 14-yr-old girl studying in a fancy school of Mumbai, who often comes down to Kolhapur to meet her nani. There she has a friend of almost the same age, who belongs to a modest background and goes to a local school. This Mumbai girl downloads all the information she has got at one of the ‘Period Talk’ sessions conducted in her school recently, to her friend.

Each chapter covers different aspects of menstruation and its various facets.

Starting with understanding of the female reproductive system, changes happening in the body during puberty, why periods happen, what’s normal and what’s not, various sanitary hygiene products, disposal, diet, managing cramps and finishing up with busting myths and taboos around menstruation.  

The book is in Hindi, written in the story format, covering all aspects of menstruation.