SHORT JOY // Despite forming a natural part of the life of half the world’s population, menstruation is still a taboo in many countries. The film “Bloody Taboo” shows just how stigmatized it is in Japan. The intimate confessions of a large sample of women reveal that the unwillingness of the patriarchal society to lead an open dialogue about the monthly bleeding is just a symptom of a bigger problem that is gender discrimination.
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