Changing Experience and Interpretation of Menarche by Generation

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  • Mira Mishra Associate Professor of Home Science and Woman Studies, Padma Kanya Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/hjsa.v6i0.10713

Keywords:

menarche, knowledge, messages, sources, women, intergenerational

Abstract

This note seeks to bring to light women’s subjective experience and interpretation of menarche by generation, links up the changes with changing socio-economic processes and argues that younger Nepali women have relatively concrete information on menstruation than their mothers and grandmothers.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/hjsa.v6i0.10713

Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol.6 2014: 119-133

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Author Biography

Mira Mishra, Associate Professor of Home Science and Woman Studies, Padma Kanya Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Ms Mishra has written on women, gender and social
change in Nepal.

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Published

2014-07-04

How to Cite

Mishra, M. (2014). Changing Experience and Interpretation of Menarche by Generation. Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 6, 119–133. https://doi.org/10.3126/hjsa.v6i0.10713

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