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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.

Reclaiming My Fat Body From The Fatphobes

Reclaiming My Fat Body From The Fatphobes

What bothers most fatphobes around me is not that I am fat but that it does not bother me, and that I like myself.
Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma In India

Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma...

The way local women channel anger at menstrual taboos into their work — making sanitary pads to improve female hygiene and earn a living — is the focus of the film 'Period. End Of Sentence.'
A Pro's Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

A Pro’s Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

Body shaming makes you a pro at dealing with it and that is extremely mean of the world which is inhabited by billions of human beings and so many body types.
How Being Body-Shamed Left Me Traumatised

How Being Body-Shamed Left Me Traumatised

After being body-shamed to such an extent I grew so dejected and downcast, that I avoided interactions with my classmates, opting to spend my recess in the library after grabbing a quick bite. However, little did I imagine that body-shaming would continue to dog me even in adult life.
The Triumphs And Nuances Of Actress Jameela Jamil’s Body-Positivity Activism

The Triumphs And Nuances Of Actress Jameela Jamil’s Body-Positivity Activism

The toxicity of social media may seem inescapable, but Indian-Pakistani actress and activist Jameela Jamil is confronting these patterns headfirst.
Optimism The Right Way: Rytasha Talks Self-Love and Body Positivity

Optimism The Right Way: Rytasha Talks Self-Love and Body Positivity

Body positivity for Rytasha Rathore, is to not hate your body but to try and make it the best version of itself.
शर्म का नहीं बल्कि विस्तृत चर्चा का विषय हो माहवारी

शर्म का नहीं बल्कि विस्तृत चर्चा का विषय हो माहवारी

भारत में माहवारी के बारे में और इसके शुरू होने के बारे में बहुत कम अध्ययन किये गये हैं जिनमें मुख्य रूप से उम्र, जानकारी और समस्याओं के अनुभवों के आंकड़ें भी मिलते हैं|
Confessions Of A Skinny Girl: Your Comment On My Body Is Rude

Confessions Of A Skinny Girl: Your Comment On My Body Is Rude

Since I have been a skinny girl my whole life, I have had to deal with bullying quite a lot. I have stored a lot of anger inside me towards my family, relatives, friends, and even strangers who contributed to my insecurities and declining self-confidence. My reaction is usually a mix of anger or frustration and a desire to peacefully explain the concept of body positivity, when someone says these things to me.
Baby, If You Love Me – 101 On Coercive Reproduction

Baby, If You Love Me – 101 On Coercive Reproduction

Sabotaging birth control methods, lying about being on birth control, stealthing, forcing the partner into pregnancy or abortion, are all ways of coercive reproduction.
Beauty Standards And Its Harming Effects On Women Around The Globe

Beauty Standards And Its Harming Effects On Women Around The Globe

The unrealistic beauty standards weigh them down heavily giving rise to a whole generation of women hassled with the way they look.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।
In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

Women are knocking down stereotypes in previously self-proclaimed male-dominated roles by taking on path-breaking, unstereotypical jobs across sectors that many might term as unconventional choices.