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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.

पीरियड की गंदी बात क्योंकि अच्छी बात तो सिर्फ धर्म में है

पीरियड्स या मासिक धर्म को इतनी अतरंगी चीज़ बनाने के पीछे कुछ कारण हमारी सोच भी है। कुछ लोग इसे 'बीमारी' मानते हैं, तो कोई इस वक़्त में औरत को 'अछूत' कहता है।
contraceptive devices

Doctors Violating Consent: Forceful Insertion Of Contraceptive Devices

In a rural government hospital in West Bengal, women are not even informed that intrauterine contraceptive devices have been inserted into their bodies.

Tired Of People Staring At Your Breasts? This Cartoon Gives You The Perfect Response

How many times have women encountered that when men talk to us, they look at our breasts and not at our faces?

The Vicious Circle Of Menstrual Taboos

“Today I learned something new at school. Periods. Mamma says I’m a big girl now. I should be careful and should not talk about...
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.
women’s clothing

Women’s Clothing Was And Is Men’s Business Everywhere

Women’s clothing is men’s business not only in Saudi Arabia but in India, France and the USA as well. In India, women learn that quite early.
Watch: #ThePadEffect | Campaign For Sustainable Menstruationvideo

Watch: #ThePadEffect | Campaign For Sustainable Menstruation

#ThePadEffect is a campaign to make you aware of the harmful effects of sanitary pads – for your body, for the environment, and for the society.
fatphobia

Deconstructing Fatphobia And Its Consequences

Discomfort with fatness does not come from concern for my health. It was a herculean task to not let fatphobia affect my self-esteem.
पता है तुम्हें कि तुम कितनी सुंदर हो?

पता है तुम्हें कि तुम कितनी सुंदर हो?

अपनी ज़िंदगी के लिए सिर्फ दो शब्द हमेशा कायम रखो- ‘तुम सुंदर हो’ देखना फिर, ये दुनिया कैसे सुंदर हो जाएगी। बस तुम आगे बढ़ती जाओ।
The Farce Surrounding Women's Fertility Lectures

The Farce Surrounding Women’s Fertility

Society treats fertility, pregnancy and the lack of it thereof, as the prerogative & burden of women alone. This is how the imbalance begins.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj