While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
Having an invisible chronic illness means, you are constantly being scrutinized, judged and often misunderstood. Added to it is this predilection towards females.
According to the medical experts, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD causes extreme mood shifts that can disrupt daily life, work and relationships. It consists of intense sadness, hopelessness and anxiety.
The medical fraternity present in the discussion acknowledged the prejudices that gynaecologists carry by virtue of being situated in a patriarchal society and also voiced their support to provide judgement-free sexual health services to unmarried women.
This Monday, August 5, 2019, the Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy Bill, 2019 (Bill No. 156-C of 2019) and was introduced to the Rajya Sabha, restricting surrogacy to being only altruistic and banning its commercial form.This Monday, August 5, 2019, the Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy Bill, 2019 (Bill No. 156-C of 2019) and was introduced to the Rajya Sabha, restricting surrogacy to being only altruistic and banning its commercial form.
According to the National Family Health Survey IV, 2016(NFHS IV), 53 % of the respondent women in India were anaemic. This is the main reason why women like Sarita suffer so much pain during pregnancy.
Reproductive rights are especially important in contexts, where highly restrictive social mores attach a morality constraint to women’s agency and prevent them from exercising their bodily autonomy.
A female traveller requested on her tweet to the Indian Railways for providing sanitary pads in trains. However, many people did not respond positively to the same, and started criticising the girl.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome or MRKH syndrome is a congenital disorder of the female reproductive system. It causes the vagina and uterus to be underdeveloped or absent, although external genitalia is normal.