Puberty rituals, reproductive knowledge and health of adolescent schoolgirls in South India

@article{Narayan2001PubertyRR,
  title={Puberty rituals, reproductive knowledge and health of adolescent schoolgirls in South India},
  author={K. Narayan and D. Srinivasa and P. Pelto and S. Veerammal},
  journal={Asia-Pacific Population Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={16},
  pages={225-238}
}
This research paper provides insights on the public celebration of puberty rituals reproductive knowledge and health of adolescent schoolgirls in South India. It is noted that the events and experiences surrounding menstruation burdens young girls view of themselves as well as their understanding of reproductive health issues and on appropriate behavior for hygienic management of menstruation. Thus a study of the social dimensions of menarche and menstruation was carried out in the rural and… Expand
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