Anushka Kelkar started BrownGirlGazin where she posts portraits of women intended to be honest and redefine beauty outside of conventional media portrayals.
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।
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Every year India produces 9000 tonnes of sanitary waste, which is about 90% as heavy as the Eiffel Tower.
In a rural government hospital in West Bengal, women are not even informed that intrauterine contraceptive devices have been inserted into their bodies.