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मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और यौनिकता के मुद्दे पर ‘अंजली’ की बेहतरीन पहल

मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और यौनिकता के मुद्दे पर ‘अंजली’ की बेहतरीन पहल

बीते दिनों कलकत्ता में मानसिक स्वास्थ्य के इस वृहत क्षेत्र को समझने, उजागर करने और काम में शामिल करने की दिशा-दशा निर्धारित करने के संदर्भ में अंजली संस्था द्वारा प्रशिक्षण का आयोजन किया गया|
Why We Need To Focus On Women's Mental Health

Why We Need To Focus On Women’s Mental Health

With the entire nation witnessing the wave of #MeToo and #TimesUp, India needs to understand the gravity of the effects of abuse on women's mental health.
Will Indian Campuses Ever Acknowledge The Mental Health Issues Of Its Students?

Will Indian Campuses Ever Acknowledge The Mental Health Issues Of Its Students?

The unwillingness of several administrations to continue to adequately deal with mental health problems on such campuses is quite alarming.
Why Has Social Media Made It 'Cool' To Have Mental Illnesses?

Why Has Social Media Made It ‘Cool’ To Have Mental Illnesses?

Mental illnesses are real illnesses that have a harsh reality and are not tools to show off your ‘quirky’ personality on social media.
How To Prioritise Self-Care During The Triggering Time Of #MeToo

How To Prioritise Self-Care During The Triggering Time Of #MeToo

To have a healthier engagement with the movement, it is important for us to prioritise self-care and take care of ourselves emotionally.
What It Is Like To Navigate Mental Health As A Queer Person In A Homophobic Society

What It Is Like To Navigate Mental Health As A Queer Person In A...

The trauma of just the existence as a queer person has no vocabulary in the mental health research discourse.
Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-marriage depression is often slipped under the rugs of an 'adjustment phase'. This devoids the issue of importance and due treatment.
It's Time To Debunk These 5 Myths Surrounding Geriatric Mental Health

It’s Time To Debunk These 5 Myths Surrounding Geriatric Mental Health

Due to these myths surrounding geriatric mental health, the warning signs are missed or overlooked which worsens their living conditions.
Reading About Van Gogh And Recovering From A Depressive Episode

Reading About Van Gogh And Recovering From A Depressive Episode

Van Gogh expressed his love for the world through his letters to his brother and his art and hence disproved his own words: the sadness will last forever.
How To Spot Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Your Relationship

How To Spot Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Your Relationship

Emotional abuse is a form of domestic violence is often overlooked, trivialised, and discounted, even by the person suffering the abuse.

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Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.
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.