Below is an interesting article which shows once again the stupity of the kuffar regarding their ignorance and false religions.
I remember well how my mother welcomed my womanhood. Not well.
When I became a women through the natural system of haidh, still kafir then, I was scarred to death, being then just 11 years old.
But due to the sexual filth education and growing up shamelessly , even to become a hypocritical atheist, gave some resources to read and talk to fellow class mates and their mothers ,outside the home without having to tell your mother.
Gladly a class mate had her menses already and was told by the teacher (as it was right in the morning during class) to take me home to her to change clothe and to get everything i needed to take care of this situation
My dear mom, despite being western educated and HAVING had access to many medical related resources taught me the same NONSENSE.
Once I called my mother through the phone that IT came was very disappointed to feel and hear how she felt regarding me becoming a women now!
Never ever did she talk about this issue to me before to prepare me for this Event .
So I was kept literally in the dark and being embarrassed to be a girl and to become a women. I hated it.
She hated it, she verbally showed her disappointment and kept letting me know and feeling it. My class mates then, I remember told me how nicely their mothers embraced them saying: Congrats , You are a young lady now.
NOT in our home. Me and her were the only females in our family.
For her now the times of cuteness and shameless clothing and letting her daughter run around naked, playing with boys were over.
Now she can get pregnant!!
So I , in “highly educated” Germany grew up believing my mother the same baqwas!
she taught me that I can never touch any living being, food, plants as II would poison it and transmit disease due to my menses. I was prohibited from taking a bath as the water will turn toxic. I should feel ashamed etc…
literally stay away from others , plants, food , animals, public baths.etc..
When i studied medicine to become a nurse and reading the so called teenage magazine “Bravo” I discovered the nonsense she believed in and taught me with conviction being right and me so stupid.
She had been raised by her catholic grandparents and attended catholic religious classes and turned so becoming an atheist witnessing all the idol worship of joseph and maria and the hate for women, girls, male dominance, etc.
Respect and mercy toward minors, women, elders is not shown in this false religion , as well as in others religions besides Islam.
My mother always complained how her catholic male teachers beat her up ( and other children) in front of the whole class pulling down the pants to hit with a can, or being hit on the finger tips while the hand were laid on the school desk..
So if church raises you this way inside and outside the school, than one does not have to wonder about many issues here.
It needed Islam to see the truth.
Only in Islam Women are elevated and seen as human beings having rights.
While in Christianity,Bhudism, Hinduism, Judaism Women and Girls are always seen as inferior, burden, being killed because of the sex, having no right of own living places, ownership,inheritance, right to speak…etc.
In fact in Christianity Women are processions of their fathers, husbands,
A husband can do whatever he intends to do with her , HE can sell her she does not have a right to speak up, inherit , etc,
Islam on the other hand teaches us throgh the noble Prophet Muhammad , saalaaahu alyhi wa sallam, and beloved mothers , Te Mothers Of The BELIEVERS how wonderful girls and women are.
hen Aisha, radiallaahu anhu, had her menses and he , sallaahu alyhi wa sallam , requested her to comb his hair, she commented that she head menses and so was impure. So the master salaalaahu alayhi wa sallam stated simply: What. Do you bleed in your hands?
Ther are numerous narrations which showed how human Nabi , sallaaahu alayhi wa sallam, treated woman and girls and showed that they have a right to speak up, to inherit, have their own processions, can do jobs , can drink and eat from the same utensil, can share food and the nsame bed, can read books, touch etc…
Islam taught me how precious it is to be a woman, having girls and raise them, with intelligence and shame while learning myself to kick the myths regarding the menstruation , which are in fact Jewish believes and conquered all then ignoramuses in the world,in the bin.
In the Jewish and christian belief( and others), one should check their books, women had to leave the homes and live near the forest or at least had to live outside the home in a separate rooms when having their menses.
They were not allowed to interact with the rest of the society and had to kindle a fire or put a certain colored cloth as a flag out to signal that they were clean.
Women were not allowed to touch anything, not even to drink out the same utensil..etc..
I will post Insha Allah one day what their religions say in regards of all this…
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“>The Taboo of Menstruation
By ROSE GEORGE
KHUSHI knew it was cancer. Ankita thought she was injured. None of the girls knew why they were suddenly bleeding, why their stomachs were “paining,” as Indian English has it. They cried and were terrified and then they asked their mothers. And their mothers said, you are normal. You are menstruating. You are a woman now.
But that is not all. The girls, whose names I’ve changed here for the sake of their privacy, were also told: when you menstruate, don’t cook food because you will pollute it. Don’t touch idols because you will defile them. Don’t handle pickles because they will go rotten with your touch.
Pickles, I asked Ankita? Yes, madam, she told me, in her schoolyard in rural Uttar Pradesh. My mother says it is so. Her mother believed it, and her mother before her. It must be true.
I read of another girl who said that her nail polish had spoiled because she had applied it during her period. She saw nothing weird about this.
I met Ankita and her peers in November, while accompanying a sanitation and hygiene carnival, the Great Wash Yatra, which has traveled a thousand miles across rural India. The aim of the Yatra, organized by a nonprofit called WASH United, is to spread the right messages about health and hygiene — do not defecate in the open, wash your hands with soap after the toilet and before eating — using singing, dancing, games and support from cricket players and Bollywood stars. The tactic works: all of its stalls have queues of men and boys waiting to play. All except one: a curtained tent, where only women are allowed.
This is the Menstrual Hygiene Management Lab, where girls and women can come to learn how to safely make and maintain cloth sanitary napkins (use clean cloth; dry it in the sun; iron it to remove moisture) as well as for something even more revolutionary: to talk frankly about periods.
The taboo of menstruation in India causes real harm. Women in some tribes are forced tolive in a cowshed throughout their periods. There are health issues, like infections caused by using dirty rags, and horror stories, like that of one girl who was too embarrassed to ask her mother for a clean cloth, and used one she found without knowing it had lizard eggs in it. According to one of the Yatra outreach workers, the subsequent infection meant her uterus had to be removed when she was 13. She would be forever tainted as a barren woman, so that whoever saw her first in the morning had to take a bath to wash her stain away.
But beyond superstition and discrimination, many Indian women face the straightforward lack of clean, safe lavatory facilities. Back in my high school in England, we may have been embarrassed by our periods, as most girls are, but we had clean bathroom stalls in which to change our sanitary pads in privacy, and trash bins in which to throw them.
Many students in India, where around 650 million people still lack toilets, can’t say the same. Most schools I visited had filthy latrines, used only because there was no alternative. Some had none at all. Students and teachers made do with fields and back alleys.
Concentrating on lessons when you are desperate for the bathroom is hard on anyone. It’s nearly impossible for a girl who is menstruating and has nowhere to change or dispose of her pad. Girls grow tired of dealing with it. Often their families encourage them to stay home from school and get married. In one survey, 23 percent of Indian school-age girls dropped out of school when they reached puberty.
“Girls suffer if they aren’t empowered to manage their menstrual cycle without pain and shame each month,” said Chris Williams, the executive director of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, which runs the Menstrual Hygiene Management Lab. “Their health, schooling and dignity are in the balance.” And the world suffers, too: educated women are healthier, have smaller families, often earn more and have a positive impact on development.
It can take years, even generations, to change a taboo. But anecdotally, outreach workers note that the only girls who don’t believe the superstitions about menstruation are those with educated mothers. So the best way to change the minds of future women is to keep girls in school today, and basic lavatory facilities are one of the easiest ways to do that.
Back in Ankita’s schoolyard, something revolutionary was happening. Although many male teachers in rural India are terrified that broaching the subject of menstruation will be considered inappropriate or worse, one of Ankita’s teachers was different. After attending a Yatra outreach session, he used 200 rupees (less than $4) of his own money to turn a disused latrine into a simple incinerator, which girls could use to burn their dirty cloths.
It isn’t perfect: girls still face the embarrassment of going to the incinerator with everyone knowing why. But this rudimentary construction, with its vent made from a discarded well-water pump, could have huge consequences. Not only could it bring educational salvation to Ankita and her classmates, but a better future for generations to come.
Rose George is the author of “The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters.”