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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.

4 Items Of Women's Clothing That Prove That Comfort Is The Future

4 Items Of Women’s Clothing That Prove That Comfort Is The Future

From reducing hindrance in movement to adding confidence to move freely, new age women's clothing reminds us that we've made a bit of progress from the days of corsets and skintight clothing!
ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला | Feminism In India

ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला

सालेहा पाटवाला एक नारीवादी है और भारत में महिलाओं के साथ होने वाली ‘खतना’ की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ सक्रिय तरीके से काम कर रही हैं|
In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

Anushka Kelkar started BrownGirlGazin where she posts portraits of women intended to be honest and redefine beauty outside of conventional media portrayals.
देवी की माहवारी 'पवित्र’ और हमारी ‘अपवित्र?’ | Feminism In India

देवी की माहवारी ‘पवित्र’ और हमारी ‘अपवित्र?’

आषाढ़ के महीने में गुवाहाटी के कामाख्या मंदिर की देवी को माहवारी होती है। देवी को होने वाली इस सालाना माहवारी का भक्त पूरे साल इंतज़ार करते हैं।
dysmenorrhea

I Am Done Apologising For Suffering From Dysmenorrhea

Various studies say more than 86% women suffer from dysmenorrhea. Yet, I am unable to find a cure or even palliative treatment after 12 years of suffering.
anorexia nervosa

Living With Anorexia Nervosa And A Body That Has Suffered Enough

I was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at the age of 16. It's an overwhelming mental illness where the person has an irrational fear of gaining weight, enough to sabotage themselves into starving.
hair removal

Hairy And Proud: Body Hair Removal Through A Feminist Lens

While body hair removal in itself is not wrong, being compelled to do so by a third person or third party is wrong.
body hair

A History Of Body Hair Removal And Distorted Body Image

Body hair removal emerged as a survival tactic many millennia ago. With time, it was reduced to aesthetics, which served as a foundation for the oppressive and gendered notions of feminine hairlessness.
dark skin

Somehow, My Dark Skin Determines My Entire Value As A Person

I understood that people who shamed my dark skin were also the people who were so unsure of their own mettle, unaware of their own prowess.
menopause

Let’s Talk About Menopause And What All It Entails

Menopause is defined as the time when the final menstruation cycle occurs. The more accurate word of the time period of the changes associated with menopause is climacteric.

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5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.
6 Bollywood Characters You Didn’t Know Were Feminist | Feminism In India

6 Bollywood Characters You Didn’t Know Were Feminist

Can on-screen feminism go beyond the abla naari turned Kali maa? Let’s meet some subtler Bollywood characters who were feminists.
How Biological Determinism Perpetuated Sexism Through Science

How Biological Determinism Perpetuates Sexism Using ‘Science’

Biological determinism, by definition, refers to the ''idea that all human behaviour is innate, determined by genes, brain size, or other