The Effects Of ‘Western’ Colonization Of India On The Lives And Future Of The Women Of The Indian-Subcontinent
It would be a blatant lie if I say that only women of the ‘Orient’ as proposed by the ‘Occident’ have been subjected to the
I, an independent woman, can love you without needing you.
Aditi Gupta, co-author of "Menstrupedia Comic," recognized the period shaming while she was in college, during a conversation with her future husband and co-author. In India, menstruation is taboo, so there is no Sex Ed in the classroom.
"In three years, I've never been in a public space without being afraid for my safety."
Sexual violence against women in India has made international waves in recent years. A 23-year-old woman was gang raped and
One group is gathering support online in protest of an Indian company that forced female workers to be strip-searched after
I am proud to be an Indian. But ours is a hypocritical society, and after tasting immense freedom abroad, I wonder if I will be able to marry a Brahmin man and settle in India to live a relatively submissive, traditional life that perhaps my family may have already pictured for me.
Indian Man Creates New Sanitary Pads After Discovering Wife Was One Of Millions Using Dirty Rags For Protection
In India and other developing nations, women living in poverty who can't afford menstrual protection face health risks. Beyond
Scandinavian film buffs know about it, as well as other Europeans, but it remains a secret to most North Americans.
The idea that I was impure for a natural function, one that half the population experienced, was odious. I just kept thinking, this is some DUMB old rule written by DUMB old men.But this belief was at odds with other beliefs I also held. I was a guest in my aunt's house.