Monday, September 16, 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.

Manav Vikas Yojana

After A Year, 12,000 Women Get Maternal Health Benefits Under Manav Vikas Yojana

Chetan Salve fought for a year so that women from marginalised sections could access benefits promised under Manav Vikas Yojana.
Living With Fibromyalgia: An Invisible And Chronic Illness

Living With Fibromyalgia: An Invisible And Chronic Illness

In a country where sensitivity to an invisible illness like fibromyalgia is abysmal, life can be very lonely indeed. A personal account.
Toilet Ek Prem Katha: A Well-Meaning Film Minus The Stalking

Toilet Ek Prem Katha: A Well-Meaning Film Minus The Stalking

Toilet Ek Prem Katha had a lot of potential from the sanitation perspective, but the normalisation of stalking left a bitter after taste.
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!

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Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its Mothers?

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
Why Do Indian Women Do Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

Why Do Indian Women Do Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

Even at the peak of the #MeToo movement in India, many Indian women in positions of power continued to defend and enable the men who sexually exploited, harassed, or assaulted other women.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.