This week the multi-billion dollar razor company, Gillette came out with its commercial ‘We Believe: The Best Men Can Be’ and it has wreaked havoc for many.
The Hindu Lit for Life gave platforms to people belonging to a privileged class to direct the narratives of oppressed people multiple times.
Benzy is a musician with autism and partial paralysis. In spite of her inability to converse at all, she has released ten audio CDs and won three National Awards.
It could have been a learning experience for Nandini Krishnan had she dropped her arrogance hidden in the form of 'honest opinions' and changed the things the community are objecting to.
Chengannur Bhagavathy’s ritual menstruation or 'tripputtarattu' is celebrated in Kerala to this day. Women (and men) who desire children, women who suffer from infertility, women seeking a good marriage all pray to Chengannur Bhagavathy.
It is about time that we get familiar and comfortable with the concept that there are women who do not menstruate at all. There may be several reasons for it, and one such cause is uterine hypoplasia.
Cynthia Stephen is a Dalit activist, writer, social policy researcher and an independent journalist, who works in the areas of Dalit studies, affirmative action and educational policy.
The Gedi route somehow has also become a space of women’s harassment, dominated primarily by men, who are free to move about in it as women constantly look over their shoulder for approaching cars or loose remarks.
एचआईवी बाधित महिलाओं के लिए ऑपरेशन से गर्भसमापन किये जाने की अपेक्षा दवाओं से गर्भसमापन कराना बेहतर विकल्प हो सकता है| पर एचआईवी बाधित महिलाओं को आमतौर पर गर्भसमापन कराने के लिए सुरक्षित विकल्प नहीं मिल पाते|
Indian rural women have for long participated in and even spearheaded such activism in fighting their own invisibility.