Category Archives: Feminism, VAW, SRHR

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Many of us greeted the news with cautious optimism when we heard that yesterday the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister had approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Bill … Continue reading

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Women don’t need an instruction manual on how to behave in society. We have it memorized.

We were given that manual when we were mere children, not old enough or even mature enough to understand the sexual nuances of a simple touch. The concern that people have for women’s safety in this country is justifiable, and … Continue reading

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Being a Feminist Gynaecologist in the Patriarchal World of Medicine | #MyGynaecStory

This piece has been published as a part of the Health Over Stigma campaign, which is aimed at dismantling the stigma surrounding sexual health of unmarried women, and demanding accountability from medical service providers for stigma-free, non judgemental sexual and reproductive healthcare … Continue reading

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You Too

The fact that even someone like her needed to say this shows us how difficult it is for women to navigate and succeed in what is, essentially, even now, a man’s world. All systems that matter—law, justice, executive, police, judiciary, medicine, … Continue reading

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Bearing the Brunt of Crisis: Women in Conflict Areas

The last decade has seen a drastic increase in the number of people who are displaced or living in conflict zones, and in need of humanitarian assistance. As is the case when it comes to living with vulnerabilities, the lives … Continue reading

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