Monday, November 18, 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.

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.
movies that depict surrogacy

How Does Bollywood Depict Surrogacy And How Is It Harmful?

Movies like Filhaal, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke & Doosri Dulhan portray surrogacy in ways rooted in harmful stereotypes of surrogate mothers.
Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual Discharge | #ThePadEffect

Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual...

A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.
प्लास्टिक सेनेटरी पैड का खतरनाक खेल | #ThePadEffect

प्लास्टिक सेनेटरी पैड का खतरनाक खेल | #ThePadEffect

भारत में उपलब्ध सेनेटरी पैड प्लास्टिक के बने होते है और इन्हें बनाने में इस्तेमाल की जाने वाली सामग्री गैर-बायोडिग्रैडबल होती है|
Watch: Singing Boobs Tell Us Why We Need To Care About Breast Cancervideo

Watch: Singing Boobs Tell Us Why We Need To Care About Breast Cancer

MACMA is back with yet another brilliant video and this time singing boobs tell us why we need to care about breast cancer.
Her-sutism

Her-sutism: One Woman’s Comic Panel Normalizing PCOD

A. P. Payal started "Her-sutism" - a 34-panel comic to bust myths surrounding Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD).
Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook's Ban On Female Nipplesvideo

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook’s Ban On Female Nipples

A charity from Argentina found a creative way to surpass Facebook's ban on female nipples for their breast cancer awareness video.
HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill (2014): An Insight of the HIV Bill

HIV/AIDS Prevention And Control Bill (2014): An Insight

While the HIV Bill talks at length of the rights of the People Living with HIV, does it also adequately cover the most vulnerable but yet un-infected within its purview?
Cervical Cancer Awarness

Cervical Cancer: Vulnerabilities And Vaccines

Cervical cancer is the number 1 cancer to affect Indian women. It becomes incumbent on the state to prioritise accessibility to vaccines.
Neerja Malik

She Conquered Cancer Twice And Then Helped Others Do It – Neerja Malik

Neerja Malik is a two-time cancer survivor, global cancer counsellor and inspirational speaker. In conversation with her about her journey.

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Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.