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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.

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।

Making Up Your Mind About Make-Up And Feminism

What does feminism say about make-up?
Watch: From Unwanted Pregnancies To Safe Abortionvideo

Watch: From Unwanted Pregnancies To Safe Abortion

Unplanned pregnancies are not uncommon. Unfortunately not all women who want to terminate such a pregnancy have access to safe and legal abortion.
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Caring For My Mother After She Had A Stroke

I remember looking into her eyes and realizing that my mother had been fighting far too many battles on her own.
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Karan Johar Fat-Shamed Alia Bhatt And We Are All Responsible

Bullying and emotional abuse not only result in internalized fat shaming and guilt, they make a fat person extremely stressed.
A Bohra Woman Speaking Against FGC

Breaking Isolation – Alerting The World About FGC Through Storytelling

February 6th marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). Sahiyo works with FGC awareness.
How South Asian Women With Vitiligo Have It Harder

How South Asian Women With Vitiligo Have It Harder

So, in a community so fixated on fairness, where do women with vitiligo stand? Well the answer is, they don’t.
the ugly duckling

The Different Duckling [Poem]

Rewriting that old duckling story, one verse at a time.
पीरियड से जुड़ी 10 बातें जो बिल्कुल गलत हैं | Feminism In India

पीरियड से जुड़ी 10 बातें जो बिल्कुल गलत हैं

भारतीय समाज में पीरियड को शर्म का विषय माना जाता है| शायद यही वजह है कि पीरियड को लेकर हमारे समाज में जागरूकता से ज्यादा भ्रांतियां फैली हुई है|
Makeup Shaming

Makeup Shaming – Why Are We Still Doing It?

Makeup shaming is something that happens both when women wear makeup; and when they do not. It dictates what should be a personal choice.

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The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist review of the series finale.

The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist Review Of The Series...

The finale of The Big Bang Theory aired on Friday raises important questions with regard to its women characters and their representation.
What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

Marital rape or intimate partner rape is deeply pervasive and everyday reality contrary to what Indian men or women typically like to admit.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.