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Menstruation: curse and blessing

Menstruation taboo i.e. the stigma attached to a menstruating woman is ubiquitous in all societies, till today. 

In fact, almost all the major religions of the world have similar prescriptions for women during ‘those days’.  1,356 more words


Blog Posts by Student Scholars in Child Development and Psychology

According to Louis Pegross in his post Youth in Violent Culture, “In a perfect world violence wouldn’t be a problem or something that needs to be discussed. 206 more words

NW (Book-review)

Her name was buzzing around a lot in Booknerdistan. I’d never heard of her, but I noticed her eloquence and majestic way of talking during an interview about her fourth novel on Youtube. 580 more words

Culture & Arts

Up, Down, Settle: Dating Games

This seems to be an issue that gets skirted a lot in “polite” society, and that’s the idea of “dating up” or “dating down.” It’s recently been talked about a little more – I’ve seen a couple of pieces on the subject recently, but overall, it’s sort of hush-hush. 723 more words

Elite universities and social mobility

Social mobility has decreased over the past two decades. Overall, there was some divergence between countries: the US, the UK and France for instance experienced a decrease in social mobility, while the trends were rather flat in e.g. 1,821 more words

Economics Of Education