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Women’s Issues

How To Protect Yourself: Self-Defence Techniques For Women

April 7, 2011
You don't have to be Sandra Bullock in Ms. Congeniality to learn these self-defense tricks that will help you take charge of your personal safety.

Sushmita Sen: Motherhood Beyond Biological Boundaries

March 3, 2011
In-your-face. Outspoken. Endearingly different. Thatโ€™s Sushmita Sen, the Cinderella who turned Miss Universeยฎ and subsequently Fairy Godmother to Renee.

Therapeutic Tattoos For Vitiligo And Leukoderma

March 3, 2011
New treatments in the form of therapeutic skin-coloured tattoos, can be used to camouflage skin pigment loss caused by leucoderma and vitiligo.

Supporting Woman Abuse Survivors as Mothers

March 3, 2011
The legal establishment in India has take an important step towards preventing abuse of children by parents and caretakers.

Patriarchy, Pills And PMS

March 3, 2011
A pill to stop your periods, scream the headlines announcing the fact that scientists are working on a pill that could eliminate the need for women to have monthly menstruation. But who decides these things? And who benefits by defining a womanโ€™s period as something that should be done away with?

Healing From Incest And Child Sexual Abuse

March 3, 2011
Pallavi Bhattacharya interviews Anuja Gupta, founder of RAHI (Recovery and Healing from Incest), on the issue of incest and childhood sexual abuse in India.

Female Foeticide: My Baby Deserves To Live

March 3, 2011
Female foeticide has led to a completely skewed sex ratio in many parts of South-East Asia. This essay discusses discrimination towards the girl child in India.

Dating Dish: Why ‘Perfect’ Men Are Dangerous

March 3, 2011
The only way to have the perfect relationship is by building a relationship over time in a healthy way, advises our dating coach, Paige Parker.

Action Heroes Against Sexual Harassment

March 2, 2011
We just learned about this campaign by Blank Noise inviting you to participate in an online event "BLANK NOISE ACTION HEROES". We're very impressed by their campaign and will be profiling them in an issue soon. We urge you to support their action against eve-teasing and sexual harassment of women in India. Read their invite ...

Emotional Abuse Checklist: Learn The Warning Signs Of Emotional Abuse

March 2, 2011
Are you facing emotional abuse? Learn the warning signs of emotional abuse in this emotional abuse checklist so you can leave an abusive relationship.