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In this section, find articles, reviews, art work, poems, interviews, resources and professional services on mental health & wellness by Feminism in India.

It's About Time Indians Learnt To Talk About Mental Health

It’s About Time Indians Learnt To Normalise Mental Health

Normalising discussions around mental health, setting up boundaries, talking about symptoms and manifestations without demonising them are the kind of conversations we need to have with each other
सुसाइड नोट पर प्रतियोगिता करवाने वाले इलाहाबाद यूनिवर्सिटी के छात्रों के नाम खुला खत

‘सुसाइड नोट’ पर प्रतियोगिता करवाने वाले इलाहाबाद यूनिवर्सिटी के छात्रों के नाम खुला खत

कार्यक्रम के तहत 250 शब्दों में सुसाइड लेटर लिखना है। आज तक मैंने ढ़ेरों लेखन प्रतियोगिताओं के बारे में सुना, लेकिन ‘सुसाइड नोट’ किसी लेखन प्रतियोगिता का विषय हो ये पहली बार देख रही हूँ|
6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

Creating workplaces that support the mental well-being of all staff—from frontline workers to senior management—is critical. Here are some practices that nonprofits follow.
To All The Traumas I've Lived

To All The Traumas I’ve Lived

I don't know which trauma I can link this incessant self-doubt to, people have this tendency to use 'trauma' and 'histories' to explain various character traits of a person, I do not think that is liable.
ख़ास बात : मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता रत्नाबोली रे के साथ

ख़ास बात : मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता रत्नाबोली रे के साथ

रत्नाबोली रे प्रसिद्ध मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता, प्रशिक्षित मनोवैज्ञानिक और मानसिक स्वास्थ्य अधिकार पर काम करने वाली संस्था ‘अंजली’ की संस्थापिका हैं|
No, My Social Anxiety Does Not Control My Sexuality

No, My Social Anxiety Does Not Control My Sexuality

As someone with social anxiety, I feel uniquely constrained when it comes to my sexuality as I am expected to fit in the 'good girl' trope.
What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

Having gone through this before, working in disability rights, and having closely interacted with many people living with mental health conditions, I could absolutely recognise that I was slipping into depression in my life of 33 years.
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.

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Why Higher Cut-Offs For Girls In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

Why Higher Cut-Offs For Women In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
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.