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‘Period spot checks’ need to stop


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Girls in multiple schools have come forward to share their stories of being “shamed, groped and violated” in period spot checks, with many saying they had to physically prove they were on their period through extreme measures like showing their sanitary pads.

BFM speaks with Rozana Isa, executive director of Sisters in Islam, about why urgent action needs to be taken on the issue. Student activist Nurul Rifayah Muhammad Iqbal explains how students can be empowered by knowing their rights while model and influencer Nalisa Alia Amin talks about how digital spaces can provide a platform for survivors.

Producers: Tasha Fusil, Azlyna Mohd Noor, Adeline Choong and Alia Zefri

Presenters: Sharmilla Ganesan and Lee Chwi Lynn

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