discussed at length anywhere at any time. And it seems the more intimate the
problem, the more publicly it is spoken of. Consider this conversation heard in
the lift last night.
goes on to give a complete run down on how he tackled the problem of his own
my little girls were still little, and they
found a sanitary pad slipped under the front door by an overzealous P & G campaign
that announced its Whisper with a Shout!
Nothing could have been more subtle and for a while this act of irresponsible
marketing actually put me off buying the brand till I found it living up to its
promise of protecting me for those special days.
plight of millions of suffering women, I think it is equally important to
discuss issues at relevant platforms. For that matter all issues have to be
discussed in context: it is equally embarrassing to be discussing
men’s health issues for that matter. Jokes about Viagra for instance are in
poor taste and do nothing to promote an intimate man’s issue that needs to
and counterproductive – every doctor will vouch for Doctor Internet or that other equally irresponsible Mrs. XYZ who happily shared her own intimate health issue with all those who cared to hear. TV, that other God of Wisdom,
that uncovers stories like female circumcision in Africa, female foeticide or other issues closer to home violate the privacy of the individual.
discussing dengue or malaria. Suffering an intimate health
issue is bad enough but worse still to have it discussed in public fora.