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.

How My Gynaecologists Dismissed My Pain | #MyGynaecStory

How My Gynaecologists Dismissed My Pain | #MyGynaecStory

Pain alone is still not an issue that is important enough to worry about in a woman, the severity is irrelevant.
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Four Myths About Abortion That We Need To Stop Peddling

It's high time we get rid of these pernicious myths about abortion that add to abortion stigma and make abortion harder to access for women and trans people seeking access to reproductive healthcare.
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The Denial Of Abortion Services In India: In Quotes From Doctors & Patients

When a woman is denied abortion services by her doctor, it is extremely likely that she will perform the abortion anyway, using unsafe methods.
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.

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What Neha Shoree's Murder Tells Us About Punjab's Drug Problem

What Neha Shoree’s Murder Tells Us About Punjab’s Drug Problem

Dr. Neha Shoree, an official of the State Government of Punjab's Food and Drug Administration wing, was shot dead on 29th March, in broad daylight, in her office.
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Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.
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.