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Is talking about sexuality still a taboo among Punjabi South Asian Women?

RED FM Toronto

Release Date: 05/09/2024

Is talking about sexuality still a taboo among Punjabi South Asian Women? show art Is talking about sexuality still a taboo among Punjabi South Asian Women?

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Our host Manmeet Narang talks to storyteller and social researcher Amrita who has interviewed hundreds of South Asian Punjabi women across three generations about periods, sexuality, pregnancy, abortion, child birth and marital rape as part of her research project. Shocking stories stumble out that leave you sad but also hopeful that change is not far now that women are learning to speak up. 

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