Health

In this section, find articles, tweet-chats, art-work, essays, myth busters among others on trans* and women's health by Feminism in India.

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook's Ban On Female Nipplesvideo

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook’s Ban On Female Nipples

A charity from Argentina found a creative way to surpass Facebook's ban on female nipples for their breast cancer awareness video.
HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill (2014): An Insight of the HIV Bill

HIV/AIDS Prevention And Control Bill (2014): An Insight

While the HIV Bill talks at length of the rights of the People Living with HIV, does it also adequately cover the most vulnerable but yet un-infected within its purview?
Cervical Cancer Awarness

Cervical Cancer: Vulnerabilities And Vaccines

Cervical cancer is the number 1 cancer to affect Indian women. It becomes incumbent on the state to prioritise accessibility to vaccines.
परंपरा वाली आधुनिक दुल्हन के लिए जरूरी होता श्रृंगार हायम्नोप्लास्टी सर्जरी

परंपरा वाली आधुनिक दुल्हन के लिए जरूरी होता श्रृंगार ‘हायम्नोप्लास्टी सर्जरी’

हायम्नोप्लास्टी सर्जरी की मांग बढ़ती जा रही है, जिसे अब शादी के लिए दुल्हन के एक ज़रूरी श्रृंगार के तौर पर इस्तेमाल किया जा रहा है|
Neerja Malik

She Conquered Cancer Twice And Then Helped Others Do It – Neerja Malik

Neerja Malik is a two-time cancer survivor, global cancer counsellor and inspirational speaker. In conversation with her about her journey.
Trump's Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects SRHR Work In India

Trump’s Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects Sexual & Reproductive Health...

Three young Indian women discuss the effects of the global gag rule, a decision taken by seven white men in the USA, on SRHR work in India.
अनसेफ रिलेशन से ज्यादा सेफ है अबॉर्शन

अनसेफ रिलेशन से ज्यादा सेफ है अबॉर्शन

मैं अबॉर्शन नहीं चाहती थी, लेकिन मैं बच्चे को एक बेहतर जीवन देने की स्थिति में नहीं थी। अबॉर्शन को दो साल बीतने को हैं और मुझे अपने इस फैसले के लिए एक पल के लिए भी पछतावा नहीं हुआ। क्योंकि एक असुरक्षित रिश्ते का कोई भविष्य नहीं होता।
Maternal Cash Benefits Have Existed Since 3 Years. Why Is The PM Talking Of It Now?

Maternal Cash Benefits Have Existed Since 3 Years. Why Is The PM Talking Of...

Maternal cash benefits have existed for women since three years. So, why is the Prime Minister talking of it now again?
iPill, uPill, We Would All Kill For An iPill In Chennai

iPill, uPill, We Would All Kill For An iPill In Chennai

The difficulty in finding an emergency contraceptive pill in Chennai is a topic that has reared its head in sporadic intervals over the last 3 years amongst fringe media outlets in the country. There is much confusion over whether these pills are officially banned, or just "out of stock", as the pharmacists are fond of saying.
Menstrual Leave

Who Gets to Decide For Or Against Menstrual Leaves?

This is neither regressive nor progressive –I don’t really care if you call this a sick leave or a menstrual leave. Every human being has the option to avail a leave as their basic human right.

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Medicines

Med-Me-Not: Why The Stigma Around Medicines For Mental Illness?

People, whether they have a mental illness or not, often tend to think of medicines as an absolute no-no. The answer, in fact, lies with you.
Disha Chaudhari

Meet Disha Chaudhari: FII’s Featured Writer Of April

Our featured writer for the month of April is DIsha Chaudhuri. Read about her best pieces and find out more about her in this interview!
It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn't Terrible, Oral Rape Is

It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn’t Terrible, Oral Rape Is

Took me years to peel off your words from my skin. Took me years to rub the roses off my eyes and see the red flags as they were. Took me years to learn oral sex isn't terrible, rape is. And that is what it was.