Second, he's being incredibly patronizing and defensive.
In saying this Taseer assumes simply having access to pads eliminates every menstruation-related problem a woman has ever had... He has no thought for how period-shaming cuts across class, how stains, bloating and cramps are not the sole domain of either the elite or the public at large.Reeks of privilege with a dab of neo-colonialism don't you think? After Anushka Dashgupta's period stains caught too many passersby's attention for comfort, she wrote a Facebook post in which she emphasised why there was no need for that.When students from Beaconhouse National University (BNU) taped 25 sanitary pads on their university’s wall in order to tackle period-shaming, many men started squirming.—Photo courtesy: Mavera Rahims's Facebook It's time to talk about this.When students from Beaconhouse National University (BNU) taped 25 sanitary pads on their university’s wall in order to kickstart a conversation about period-shaming, many men started squirming. His critique of the demonstration quickly turned ugly as he tossed insults at Madiha Tahir.
Also read: How Shaan Taseer's reaction to period-shaming exposes male privilege in Pakistan We wonder: what is it about periods that makes men so uncomfortable, unable to even have a measured conversation? With that in mind, here's a handy list of do's and don'ts to follow if you're a man who wants to talk about menstruation. It's basically an imbalance of power wherein some rights or advantages are conferred to men solely on the basis on their gender. He talked about periods in a recent interview and openly questioned the luxury goods tax on tampons and pads in 40 states of the US.