Indian Schoolgirl Kills Herself After Teachers Shouted At Her Over Period Blood Stain

Indian schoolgirl kills herself after alleged period shaming

Published on September 2nd, 2017

The 12-year-old girl wrote a note explaining her decision to take her own life. She exposed that a teacher shouted at her for staining her clothes with menstrual blood. Police is investigating the claims which have angered locals in her town

The girl was from Palayamkottai town in Tamil Nadu State, Southern India. According to reports, this 12-year-old schoolgirl killed herself after allegedly being shouted at for staining her uniform and bench with period blood.

Indian Schoolgirl Kills Herself

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The young girl was on her period when her menstrual blood leaked onto her clothes and bench. She was allegedly scolded by her teacher for making a mess. The 12-year-old student left a note, telling the whole story, what happened to her.

Indian girl kills herself after alleged period shaming by teacher

The girl was in seventh grade at Senthil Nagar School in the residential area of Senthil Nagar, Palayamkottai Town, in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu State, Southern India.

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She took her own life near a neighbour’s house. Her shocked parents said they did not know she was suicidal and only found out about the reasons in a letter she left.

INDIAN SCHOOLGIRL kills herself after teachers shouted at her over period blood stain

According to reports, the teacher allegedly shouted at the girl in front of her classmates. The incident sparked protests from the parents of pupils who were angry over the girl’s death. Police managed to break up the crowd and promised to take action. An investigation has been launched, a senior police spokesperson confirmed.

Senthil Nagar school in Palayamkottai in Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu State in Southern India

They added: ‘Right now we are hearing different versions. Only after the completion of probe will we have clarity.’ It is not known whether the unnamed teacher in question faces police action.