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In this section, find articles, tweet-chats, art-work, essays, myth busters among others on trans* and women’s health by Feminism in India.

In Conversation With Dr Padma Rammoorthy: The Founder Of Medhealth TV

In Conversation With Dr Padma Rammoorthy: The Founder Of MedHealth TV

Read our exclusive interview with Dr Padma Rammoorthy, the founder of MedHealth TV, an online portal offering resources on maternal health.
Abortion In India: Changing Legal Contexts And Challenges | #AbortionMeraHaq

Abortion In India: Changing Legal Contexts And Challenges | #AbortionMeraHaq

Four decades after legalisation of abortion in India, poor women still do not have access to safe abortion services.
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What To Expect When You Are Not Expecting | #AbortionMeraHaq

Discovering you are pregnant when you were not expecting to get pregnant can be extremely stressful. Carrying the pregnancy to term or considering an abortion can be a highly emotional decision. Here is what you need to consider.
Why Need To Get Rid Of Abortion Stigma

Why We Need To Get Rid Of Abortion Stigma | #AbortionMeraHaq

Abortion stigma has disastrous consequences around the world and as a consequence, people seeking abortions are bullied, shamed, marginalised, and sometimes even punished, thus preventing them from seeking safe health care services.
What Stops Women From Accessing Safe Abortion? | #AbortionMeraHaq

What Stops Women From Accessing Safe Abortion? | #AbortionMeraHaq

One of the major challenges in accessing safe abortion services is abortion-related stigma, which cuts across all contexts, continues to negatively affect women’s health and well-being.
Why Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Is Important

Watch: Why Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Is Important

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects 1 out of 10 women worldwide, and 1 out of 5 women in India.
#AbortionMeraHaq: Because Safe Abortions Save Lives

#AbortionMeraHaq: Because Safe Abortions Save Lives

#AbortionMeraHaq, translating to ‘abortion is my right’, is a campaign demanding safe, legal and affordable abortions for all that require it, because safe abortions save lives.
In Conversation With Srilekha Chakraborty: The Founder of #PeriodsPeCharcha

In Conversation With Srilekha Chakraborty: The Curator of #PeriodsPeCharcha

Srilekha Chakraborty discusses her work with us on the #PeriodsPeCharcha campaign, menstrual hygiene in India, the policy loopholes and what still needs to be done.
Watch: All You Wanted To Know About Menstrual Cups! | Feminism in India

Watch: All You Wanted To Know About Menstrual Cups!

On Earth Day 2019, watch this video to understand the A-Z of menstrual cups. A menstruating person creates 120kg of menstrual waste in their lifetime! That's enough reason to cupvert today

In Conversation With Tanzila Khan: Author, Disability Rights Activist, And The Founder Of Girlythings

Girlythings, launched by Tanzila Khan, is an application-based start-up, which provides delivery service for products related to women’s menstrual hygiene.

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.