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Shomy Hasan Chowdhury Bite

“You'll be surprised to know that in the majority of the advertisements for sanitary napkins, the blood drop is usually shown in blue or purple color. Why not red? Why don't we portray things as they are? … These are things that breed the stigma and this wrong perception, so the media definitely has a huge role to play in advancing gender equality.

We need to come out of this protective notion, because we do not have to protect girls and women if we can make the environment safe for them. We should rather focus on the source of the problem instead of limiting their independence and freedom.”

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