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Sep 27, 2018
'Just periods': How link between PMDD, an extreme form of PMS, and depression is trivialised, lacks awareness in IndiaWomen like Shehla Rashid, who bring matters such as PMS and PMDD and their links to suicide to the public domain and also initiate discussion, must be appreciated
May 28, 2018
International Menstrual Hygiene Day: To progress, India must end culture of shame and silence, writes Shabana AzmiOn International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Shabana Azmi writes about the dire need to destigmatise periods and raise awareness about the importance of hygiene
May 26, 2018
Menstrual Awareness Conclave to be held in Delhi to address stigma around periods, discuss sustainable solutionsPadman star Akshay Kumar is the chief guest for this event, which aims to discuss the safety of girls who reach puberty in school environments, among other issues
Feb 08, 2018
The Padman Challenge: Beyond Akshay Kumar's successful crusade, a lowdown on similar social media campaignsFor what it's worth, the makers of Padman have managed to turn the #PadmanChallenge into a successful, social media campaign
Feb 07, 2018
Padman, periods and Hollywood's problematic stereotyping of menstruating womenPeriods, as we — buyers of overpriced sanitary napkins and consumers of painkillers — call them, have always been projected as an ‘event’ in Hollywood. Will Padman change that representation and take Bollywood one step further?
Feb 06, 2018
Padman: R Balki says 'Nobody could've played the lead role except Akshay Kumar as without him, there's no reach'R Balki discusses Padman being a perfect family entertainer, choosing Akshay for the role and how avoiding the clash with Padmaavat benefited both
Jul 16, 2017
A comic book on menstrual hygiene is helping girls in rural India better understand their bodiesSpreading Your Wings aims to solve social problems, create an atmosphere of body positivity, and engage in those conversations which are considered 'difficult'.
Jul 24, 2016
What women need to know about regulating their periods: Get the right adviceIt's important that women have some basic information about what they can do to adjust their periods without being overly dependent on a doctor.
Jan 15, 2016
Sabarimala Temple: Religious authorities need to stop shunning half the world's populationThe Sabarimala shrine has historically been open to only male devotees because women experience menstruation and that is traditionally considered ‘impure’.
Mar 27, 2015
No freedom to express? Instagram takes down artist Rupi Kaur's photos because it shows menstruation bloodPhotographer and artist Rupi Kaur, who also describes herself as a poetess on her Instagram account, put up photos depicting what a woman goes through during menstrutation. While there was no violence or nudity, Instagram chose to take the photos down because it showed blood stained clothes.