Tuesday, November 12, 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.

For A Toilet Inquilab, Feminism Must Talk Loos More Often

For A Toilet Inquilab, Feminism Must Talk Loos More Often

Gender equality and the view from the loo!

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.

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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Ezhava And Proud – 23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

Ezhava And Proud—23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

I am writing this for the 8-year-old child feeling ashamed and for women like my mother who made her child understand the implications of belonging to an oppressed lower caste.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.

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.