MENSTRUAL TABOO

is the usually culture-bound activity during which women who are menstruating are removing from the normal social pack or their typical day-to-day activities until their cycle ends.

MENSTRUAL TABOO: "In some cultures, women who are going through their menstrual period are removed from the social pack due to menstrual taboos."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENSTRUAL TABOO," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/menstrual-taboo/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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