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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.

Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

The instances of online body shaming and bullying seem to have only increased, and hate has become a regular part of many online personalities' lives.

Self-Love And Body Positivity – My Experience With Belly Dancing

I do not claim that this dance form is the cure all for centuries of patriarchal oppression but belly dancing has definitely helped me appreciate myself and my body much more.
Hunger Review: How To Reclaim Your Body From The Clutches Of Patriarchy

Book Review: Hunger – A Memoir Of My Body By Roxane Gay

In 'Hunger', Roxane Gay traces the journey of her reclaiming her body as she makes it a fortress, that protects her and becomes her.
Colourism In India: Dark Is Not A Dirty Word

Colourism In India: Dark Is Not A Dirty Word

One of the most self-destructive problems India faces is the casual colourism that pervades every aspect of our cultural consciousness.
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|

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Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.
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.
8 Things To Do In Order To Raise Feminist Children

8 Things To Do In Order To Raise Feminist Children

How do you raise feminist children in times when the ills of patriarchy are at its peak? Here is an informed experience sharing piece.