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T he Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui made waves last week with her candid comment in a post-race interview that she was on her period. While people praised Fu for talking about periods openly, they failed to see any feminist angle feminism is not a concept familiar to most people in China. Chinese internet users instead focused on the fact that Fu was swimming during her period at all. Not a single person I know uses them.
The significance of menstruation varies substantially among different cultural and religious groups. For example, in the Cherokee Nation, menstruating women were considered sacred and powerful. However, this positive view is a rare perspective, and in many parts of the world, menstruation is unfortunately regarded as dirty, impure, and taboo. Today some Brahmin Hindu women are secluded during menstruation and do not participate in normal domestic activities. In some forms of Judaism women participate in ritual bathing at the end of the menstrual period called Mikvah, prior to resuming sexual relations. Many religious or cultural practices forbid menstruating women from participating in religious ceremonies, or engaging in physical intimacy. While these examples represent extremes in the cultural perception of menstruation, menstruation is nonetheless a taboo topic in some cultures, including ours.