NEPAL: Women in Chhuaupadi – ADELE BUTLER

Nepali Women and Girls Isolated During Menstruation On the Violence is Not Our Culture site, I read about a ritual practice in Nepal called Chhuaupadi pratha which can cause prolonged depression and even death among girls and women. “Chhau” means menstruation and “padi” – woman. It is a ritual which banishes girls and women during their menstruation. It is dangerous because it also isolates women during and after childbirth. These women are banished fro up to eleven days away from … [Read more...]

Alina Mikos – Is Your Career/Job Turning You Into Someone Else?

Career Personality Takeover: Is Your Job Turning You Into Someone Else?    Performance pressure on the job considerably affects our behavior in the workplace and among co-workers. While a certain amount of dedication and professionalism is expected, it is possible to lose yourself to your job’s demands – morphing your behavior, your tone of voice, even your personality – into someone whom you may not recognize at times.   While a job is necessary to pay the bills, it should not compromise the … [Read more...]

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