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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.

Why Are We Romanticising Mental Illness on Social Media?

Why Are We Romanticising Mental Illness On Social Media?

Romanticisation of mental illness is an awful attempt at making them ‘beautiful’.This trend portrays mental health as ‘edgy’ and ‘cool’.
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.
anxiety disorder

What It Is Like To Live With An Anxiety Disorder – A Personal Narrative

"I was diagnosed with chronic anxiety disorder and this is my story." - Shreyasi Bose
On Solitude, Sleep And Other Stories

On Solitude, Sleep And Other Stories

Solitude is privilege and having it is a constant fight, never more so when patriarchy feels threatened. How dare you live alone, it must mean that the world is entitled to your body, you slut?
Muslim Transgender

Diary Of A Muslim Transgender Girl

It is impossible to overstate what a difficult thing it is to be a transgender Muslim girl in a conservative rural village in West Bengal.
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.
Let's Talk About Sibling Abuse

Let’s Talk About Sibling Abuse

Sibling abuse is an elephant in the room in many families, and in the larger society as well, where it is more often than not shrugged off as ‘Sibling Rivalry’.
toxic families

Toxic Families: Beyond The “Ideal” Family

Let's talk about a heavily tabooed yet extremely important topic, that is, toxic families.
This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like | Feminism In India

This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like

Most people who saw me regularly at the time would vouch that I was perfectly happy and normal. That doesn’t change the reality that I was experiencing intimate partner rape.

Depression In Indian Women: The Why And How Of It

There are 50% more chances of a woman being depressed than a man in India.

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
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.