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

पीरियड का चिट्ठा 'कुछ आप बीती कुछ जग बीती' | Feminism in India

पीरियड का चिट्ठा ‘कुछ आप बीती कुछ जग बीती’

लड़कियों ने यह बताया कि उनकी माएं उन्हें समय-समय पर यह बात बताती रहतीं हैं कि वो ये बात किसी को न बताएं कि उनकी पीरियड शुरू हो गई है।
Divided Feminism And Underlying Patriarchy Of Reproductive Health Concerns

Divided Feminism And Underlying Patriarchy Of Reproductive Health Concerns

This is the time we stand together to address gender discrimination at large, and address the social inequity, not clubbing environmental concerns by burdening the already oppressed.
अबॉर्शन से जुड़ी ये 8 बातें जो पूरी तरह गलत है

अबॉर्शन से जुड़ी ये 8 बातें जो पूरी तरह गलत है

अबॉर्शन से जुड़े कई सारे गलत मिथ्य समाज में प्रचलित है जिनके आधार पर अबॉर्शन को लेकर लोगों के मन में कई सारी गलत धारणाएं बन जाती है|
How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

In her new book Inferior, Angela Saini talks about how medical science hasn’t given period pain the significance it deserves.

12% GST On Sanitary Napkins: Rural Women Speak Out

Caught between the expense of sanitary napkins and the stigma of menstrual blood, rural women are left without viable, hygienic options and those suffering from reproductive tract infections are often led to believe that hysterectomy is their only option.
Your Handy Guide To Understanding And Getting An Abortion

Your Handy Guide To Understanding And Getting An Abortion

This handy guide will help you understand your rights and the abortion law in India and where and when can you get a safe abortion.
The Farce Surrounding Women's Fertility Lectures

The Farce Surrounding Women’s Fertility

Society treats fertility, pregnancy and the lack of it thereof, as the prerogative & burden of women alone. This is how the imbalance begins.

Infographic: Your Guide To Being Body Positive

Here is a simple and brief guide to help take your first steps towards being more body positive and end body shaming!
No Lust, No Non-veg: Government’s Advice To Pregnant Women

No Lust, No Non-Veg: Government’s Advice To Pregnant Women

The BJP government suggests that women avoid lust, desire, non-vegetarian food and bad company during pregnancy for healthier babies.
Tamil Nadu's Plan To Make Registration Of Pregnancy Compulsory Will Only Hurt Women

Tamil Nadu’s Plan To Make Registration Of Pregnancy Compulsory Will Only Hurt Women

To ensure that pregnancy and childbirth happen safely, Tamil Nadu state government has come up with a brilliant new scheme — put pregnant women under surveillance.

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