October 24, 2016
Tags: health, india, journalism, menstruation, mumbai, New Colombo Plan, Queensland, students, University of Queensland, UQ, uq in india, uq in mumbai
Category: Audio, UQ in India, UQ in Mumbai
Radio documentary: That Time of the Month
Written by Anna Levy
By Anna Levy
Shame. We’ve all felt it. In most cases, the everyday shame we feel is usually because of what we’ve done, but what if the root of your shame came from your very existence?
From the functioning of your human body? Millions of women in India face this feeling every month.
I travelled to Mumbai to explore why and how this happens and what can be done about it.
About The Author
Anna Levy is a journalist studying at the University of Queensland. She is interested in long-form creative storytelling and would love to pursue a career in human rights journalism. She will graduate in 2018 with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts, with a major in political science. Her hobbies include art, music and creative writing.