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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.

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?
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
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’.
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.

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.
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’.
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.
Walking Depression

Walking Depression: Depression That Hides Behind Functionality & Cheer

Individuals with walking depression remain functional – having personal, social & professional lives – and often seem cheerful, upbeat & happy.

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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.