Various online sites including amazon selling this product define artificial hymen as a synthetic membrane that oozes out ‘blood’ during penetration. The ‘blood’ is an artificial blood powder or coloring.
If one looks deeper, they would find that even toilets —its architecture, use and accessibility—are coloured with the conventional ideas of patriarchy and consequential gender roles and expectations.
As a practicing feminist gynaecologist, I want to offer a glimpse of what this world looks like from the other side of the consulting table.
And our campaign Health Over Stigma established that this is an unmarried women’s movement challenging the present situation and demanding stigma free services.
A gynaecologist in Mumbai refused to do a physical examination because I was not married even though I told her that I am sexually active.
To simply enjoy menstrual art without understanding the artist’s messages – intended & otherwise – would be to dismiss the story they are telling.
The participation of women, today, is a mere token through the District Water Committees, thanks to rampant corruption and widespread bureaucratic denial to take gender and water seriously.
It was my first time when someone was giving lectures about what I did was wrong.She, as a "mother-ly figure", advised me to get married if I wanted to have sex.
hen the London based scientist Florence Schechter came to know that there has been a penis museum called the Icelandic Phallological Museum since 1997 in Reykjavík, Iceland, she felt the pressing need for the world’s first vagina museum. So she decided to start one.
On September 11th 2019, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a reply to the petition stating, “Pregnant woman’s right to abort her pregnancy is not an absolute right, and the right to abortion must be balanced against the compelling State interest of protecting the mother’s health and the life of the foetus/unborn child.”