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.
It has been documented that in Beed district of Maharashtra, there is a sudden surge amongst women, especially the ones working in the sugarcane factories, in undergoing hysterectomy. This could be viewed as a classic example of the conditions of women in an unorangized sector.
A gynaecologist, who took my pain seriously, said that birth control pills would help me, but refused to prescribe them until I was married.
around 80 percent of all pre-menopausal women with a UTI have had sex within the previous 24 hours. This condition called Honeymoon Cystitis or bladder infection because of frequent intercourse, is largely untouched when we think or talk about sex.
Not enough attention has been paid to the issue of sleep gap, prevailing in the developing countries, possibly on an even larger scale due to greater social and economic disparities between genders.
It is always important to keep in mind that vaginismus is a common occurrence among women and it should always be seen as any other ailment.
My body is not a continuum of all women's bodies through time. The medical profession will have to find a more acceptable way of serving us.
Syed Sehrish Asgar organized the first ever all woman conclave at the district headquarters this year to address the problems faced by girls during menses. Along with celebrating womanhood, the speakers dealt with the legal rights of women and POSH at workplace.