Pain alone is still not an issue that is important enough to worry about in a woman, the severity is irrelevant.
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.
When a woman is denied abortion services by her doctor, it is extremely likely that she will perform the abortion anyway, using unsafe methods.
As a survivor of an acid attack herself, Laxmi is an ambassador for skin donation and urges people to pledge in to the cause.
PCOS is the leading cause of female infertility and currently, there is no consensus on the diagnostic criteria for the syndrome.
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.
In the same way as the oral birth control pills were vilified, the oral medical abortion pills are receiving similar, predictable reactions.
After becoming a sustainable menstruator, using a menstrual cup made my rashes, itchiness and UTIs suddenly become a thing of the past.
It can be empowering to know that there are so many options in contraception available, and to be fully informed about safer sex!
Perhaps if we keep talking about periods and menstruation frequently enough, eventually it will become a part of any casual conversation.