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Apr 01, 2019
World Autism Day: Early detection, screening can make all the difference in kidsAutism adversely affects a person's perception, communication with others and socializing ability.
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
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Social stigma causing depression in HIV patientsSocial stigma, fear of isolation attached to HIV infection is driving patients towards depression and suicide
Aug 25, 2016
Ban on commercial surrogacy is not a solution, calculated regulation of surrogates iswe also need to realise that these women are adults. It is the duty of the state to ensure that adults like them are empowered enough to take independent decisions and don’t end up abusing their bodies for the lack of education, employment opportunities or social stigma.
Apr 08, 2016
Not 'leftover women': New campaign challenges social pressure to marry in ChinaA campaign is challenging the idea in China that unmarried women over the age of 25 are 'leftover women'. Instead, they are being shown as 'power women'.
Feb 04, 2016
In India, stigma defines the cancer narrative of doctors, patients and familiesSensitising the public about the impact of stigma on patients can reduce the fear-inducing experiences of chronic illnesses. What is important to recognise and understand is that in the centre of any medical care is the patient and they really should be treated fairly, honestly and allowed to make decisions for themselves – even if the decision is not to decide!