Accessibility links

Breaking News

Oscar-Winning Documentary Lifts the Stigma Around Menstruation in Indian Village


Oscar-Winning Documentary Lifts the Stigma Around Menstruation in Indian Village
please wait
Embed

No media source currently available

0:00 0:02:51 0:00

A documentary “Period. End of Sentence,” which won an Oscar last month, centers on a small village in Uttar Pradesh state in Northern India where a machine to make affordable sanitary napkins was installed with the help of a crowdfunding initiative by a student group in the United States. The film, made by Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi,  has revolutionized attitudes toward the subject of menstruation. Anjana Pasricha brings this report.

XS
SM
MD
LG