Wednesday, November 13, 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.

At The Gynaecologist: What Makes My Body Mine? | #MyGynaecStory

My body is not a continuum of all women's bodies through time. The medical profession will have to find a more acceptable way of serving us.

How Syed Sehrish Asgar, Budgam’s DC, Is Challenging Menstrual Stigma In The Valley

Syed Sehrish Asgar organized the first ever all woman conclave at the district headquarters this year to address the problems faced by girls during menses. Along with celebrating womanhood, the speakers dealt with the legal rights of women and POSH at workplace.
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.
myths about abortion

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.
Denial of abortion services to women

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.

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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.
5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.