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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.

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|
गोरेपन की क्रीम का असर चेहरे से ज्यादा हमारी रंगभेदी संकीर्ण सोच पर | Feminism In India

गोरेपन की क्रीम का असर चेहरे से ज्यादा हमारी रंगभेदी संकीर्ण सोच पर

एशिया और खासकर भारत जैसे देश में जहां लोग स्वाभाविक रूप से काले या सांवले रंग के होते हैं वहां गोरे रंग को लेकर पागलपन खतरनाक है।
Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Men menstruate too! However, trans men feel uncomfortable with their periods because they have been normalised as cis-female experiences.
औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं | Feminism In India

औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं

अधकचरी जानकारी और स्त्री के शरीर को रहस्य की तरह प्रस्तुत करना ही हमारे समाज में समस्याओं को बढ़ा रहा है।
Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

I’m only going to get more and more fabulous from now on, physically and intellectually, or at least try to, and I’m going to do it all while being – gasp! – a fat woman.
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|
How Internet Beauty Gurus Sell The Myth of Perfection Online

How Internet Beauty Gurus Sell The Myth of Perfection Online

Many social media beauty gurus falsely advertise what "real skin" looks like with the use of filters and editing and claim natural beauty.

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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.