This Pool Refuses To Let Women In That Are Menstruating

In the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, women who are menstruating are banned from the pool. But why?

Sophie Tabatadze noticed that rule when she was at the swimming pool. She was so stunned that she took a picture of it and uploaded it on her Facebook profile.

"Vake Swimming Pool And Fitness Club, do you just Realize how offensive this is? And, by the way, since according to your rules we are not allowed to use a swimming pool 5-6 days each month, do we get a discount in comparison to what men pay to get into this pool? "Sophie wrote as a caption to the photo.

I fully agree with Sophie. I mean, how sexist is this? Yet it seems "Vake Swimming Pool And Fitness Club" told BuzzFeed  that this action wasn't meant to be sexist,

"We have had some incidents, I'm sorry that I have to mention that I have found tampons in the pool," an employee told BuzzFeed news. "So it's for the ladies themselves and for the others who are swimming."

How often does it happens that they find such a tampon in or around the pool? In addition, it is completely hygienic to swim during your period, as long as you wear a tampon (not towels). There are plenty of children who pee in the pool, does this mean children are banned from the pool too? I think everyone, whether you're menstruating or not, should just jump into that pool. And besides, how will they
check this?

What do you think of this measure?
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