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.

Maneka Gandhi’s Statements on compulsory sex-determination and tracking pregnancies: What it means for women’s...

Maneka Gandhi’s statement do not yet indicate an anti-abortion agenda, but the proposal does betray a confusion about first principles.

Patriarchy And Maternal Health: Why India Needs To Act Immediately

It is imperative to discuss how maternal health has not been a priority till date in India
The Crowdsourced List Of Gynaecologists We Trust | Feminism In India

The Crowdsourced List Of Gynaecologists We Trust

Amba Azaad created a crowdsourced list of professional and non-judgemental gynaecologists from all over India.
My Experience Of Growing Up With Hygiene Myths in India

My Experience Of Growing Up With Hygiene Myths in India

Growing up is a hard time for most of us. The awkwardness of breast formation is quite a nightmare. And then there are other hygiene myths which don't let you rest in peace.

#PeriodOfChange: A Tweetchat On Menstrual Rights And Menstrual Hygiene

A tweet-chat on menstrual rights and menstrual hygiene and how can we make menstruation an eco-friendly process for the #periodofchange campaign.

Abortion Rights, Purvi Patel And Her Case Which Makes No Sense

Purvi Patel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for child neglect and foeticide, two crimes that make each other moot!

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

I began to wonder whether Bollywood had gotten it all wrong – was objectification really a compliment? Weren’t there more respectful ways to appreciate someone’s appearance?