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In this section, find articles, video, images, comics on body image issues and body positivity, women’s bodies and health and body humour.

Un-Fair And Not So Lovely: Capitalism And Colourism In India

Un-Fair And Not So Lovely: Capitalism And Colourism In India

The system of colourism intersects with the caste system and creates structures that creates an unequal footing for the darker skinned.
औरत के ओर्गेज्म की बात पर हम मुंह क्यों चुराते हैं? | Feminism In India

औरत के ‘ओर्गेज्म’ की बात पर हम मुंह क्यों चुराते हैं?  

कई ऐसे रिसर्च बताते हैं कि 62 फीसद महिलाओं को ओर्गेज्म मास्टरबेशन के वक्त आता है। ओर्गेज्म भी दूसरे सामान्य और प्राकृतिक प्रक्रियाओं का ही एक हिस्सा है। स्वास्थ्य पर इसका सीधा असर है।
Why You Can't Love Yourself Into Losing Weight

Why You Can’t Love Yourself Into Losing Weight

The whole concept of losing weight because you love yourself so much that you want the best for yourself seems to completely go against the very definition of body positivity.
These South Asian artists shatter the notion of a woman exploring her own identity and sexuality as being narcissistic or self-obsessed.

7 Badass South Asian Artists You Should Know About

These South Asian artists shatter the notion of a woman exploring her own identity and sexuality as being narcissistic or self-obsessed.
Eating Disorders Are Mental Illnesses, Not Physical Ones

Eating Disorders Are Mental Illnesses, Not Physical Ones

Such a typecast view shapes the idea in the minds of caregivers that to have eating disorders, you have to be a certain size.
पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल | Feminism In India

पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल

लयला अपनी कला को सरोकार से जोड़कर एक नया रूप देना चाहती है| उन्होंने अपनी कला के लिए एक ऐसे विषय को चुना है, जिसे आमतौर पर हमारे समाज में वर्जित माना जाता है, यानी कि मासिकधर्म या पीरियड|
गोरेपन की क्रीम का असर चेहरे से ज्यादा हमारी रंगभेदी संकीर्ण सोच पर | Feminism In India

गोरेपन की क्रीम का असर चेहरे से ज्यादा हमारी रंगभेदी संकीर्ण सोच पर

एशिया और खासकर भारत जैसे देश में जहां लोग स्वाभाविक रूप से काले या सांवले रंग के होते हैं वहां गोरे रंग को लेकर पागलपन खतरनाक है।
Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Men menstruate too! However, trans men feel uncomfortable with their periods because they have been normalised as cis-female experiences.
औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं | Feminism In India

औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं

अधकचरी जानकारी और स्त्री के शरीर को रहस्य की तरह प्रस्तुत करना ही हमारे समाज में समस्याओं को बढ़ा रहा है।
Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

I’m only going to get more and more fabulous from now on, physically and intellectually, or at least try to, and I’m going to do it all while being – gasp! – a fat woman.

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Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.