Women and chums – Associated Myths and Superstitions

Women and chums Since time immemorial, women have been almost ‘outcasted’ during their chums (menstrual cycle/ monthly period). Initially, it was started to give some rest to the ladies during this delicate period – also it is quite painful for many women and, in fact, it can be quite harmful for her uterus if she indulges in heavy duty household chores. Now one may ask what I mean by ‘Heavy Duty’ household chores. You see earlier, we did not get packeted stuff – flour and spices had to be powdered…

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