Thursday, June 27, 2019

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.

Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

As a survivor of an acid attack herself, Laxmi is an ambassador for skin donation and urges people to pledge in to the cause.
What We Need To Know About PCOS And How It Affects Women

PCOS And Women: What We Need To Know

PCOS is the leading cause of female infertility and currently, there is no consensus on the diagnostic criteria for the syndrome.
How To Support A Woman’s Right To Choose

How You Can Support A Woman’s Right To Choose

Supporting a woman exercising her right to choose is to be an ally and a compassionate person. What she requires is love and constant support.
How The Medical Abortion Pills Revolutionalised Women's Health

How The Medical Abortion Pills Revolutionalised Women’s Health

In the same way as the oral birth control pills were vilified, the oral medical abortion pills are receiving similar, predictable reactions.
My Journey From Being A Sustainable Menstruator To A Menstrual Educator

My Journey From Being A Sustainable Menstruator To A Menstrual Educator

After becoming a sustainable menstruator, using a menstrual cup made my rashes, itchiness and UTIs suddenly become a thing of the past.
Contraception Beyond Condoms: The Many Kinds Of Birth Control

Contraception Beyond Condoms: The Many Kinds Of Birth Control

It can be empowering to know that there are so many options in contraception available, and to be fully informed about safer sex!
I Am On My Periods And I Cannot Lie: No More Shame Or Silence Around Periods

I Am On My Periods And I Cannot Lie: Say No To Shame And...

Perhaps if we keep talking about periods and menstruation frequently enough, eventually it will become a part of any casual conversation.
We Need To Stop Restricting Abortion Access In The Name of Women's Rights

We Need To Stop Restricting Abortion Access In The Name of Women’s Rights

The argument against sex selection abortion sounds as if it is for women’s rights but in reality it only restricts women.
Medical Abortion 101: FAQs On Abortion Using Pills

Medical Abortion 101: FAQs On Abortion Using Pills

Medical abortion is the termination of pregnancy through the use of a drug or a combination of drugs.
My Experience As A Safe Abortion Advocate In Pakistan | #AbortionMeraHaq

My Experience As A Safe Abortion Advocate In Pakistan | #AbortionMeraHaq

As an abortion advocate, my motivation is always to give young girls and women the opportunity to access their sexual and reproductive health rights.

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.