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1. Title Title of document Menstruation: a complex saga
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Rakhi Ghoshal; School of Law; Auro University, Surat, Gujarat: 394 510, India
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4. Description Abstract In their letter, Singh and Thawani highlight the gender insensitivity of the government which, after declaring items such as sindoor, bindis and condoms as tax-free, opted to levy 12% tax on sanitary napkins, equating the napkin with items such as packaged dry fruits, fruit juices, cell phones and so on. While the new sanitary napkin tax is actually a drop from the earlier 14.5%, in a regime where all taxes were reconsidered and revised, the authors' argument that sanitary napkins should have been exempted from tax is absolutely valid.
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Forum for Medical Ethics Society
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2018-01-12
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11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics;: Can medical ethics be “neutral”?
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