In Nepal, a storytelling initiative engages local women in dispelling stigma surrounding menstrual hygiene
The story of Kumari seeks to empower the women of Nepal to voice their discomfort with practices that should be critiqued, but have been pushed behind a veneer of culture.
Public participation is a woman’s first-order claim to being recognised as a human being, the pandemic can’t be allowed to undermine that
The COVID pandemic has shown just how deep the fault lines of gender inequality run and how women’s claim to the public is but a carefully negotiated allowance given to women.
The main agenda of this day is to promote the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of all women all over the world.
International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day 2020: Characteristics of two similar conditions
ME/CFS and FM share the same International Awareness Day primarily because they have too much in common, and usually co-occur.
Due to lack of information, a lot of women don’t even know what to look for and how to care of their health.
Truth is, women's bodies are very different compared to men's. And it is not confined to hormones and the reproductive system.
International Women’s Day Part 4: Dear women, shed your inhibitions, embrace your sexuality and find your clitoris
You can’t go about a quest without a map. So if you want to find your clitoris, get acquainted with the lay of the land.
Researchers have found that there are major differences in the number and functions of male and female regulatory T cells found in adipose or fat tissues.
There are several myths about what women should eat and avoid. While not all advice is bogus, some of it just doesn’t make any sense.
Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling
When it comes to women and their wombs, legislators don’t seem to understand the necessity of having well thought out, supportive — and timely — laws. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill 2020 is a case in point.
Here's one more reason for women to have more sex: According to a study, active sex life can help delay menopause
Before menopause women are at lower risk for a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease and osteoporosis.
The Female Orgasm Part 1: Ways of having an orgasm and why some women aren’t able to experience them
Studies suggest that 11-41% of the global female population might be suffering from orgasmic dysfunction.
While conducting more research into women’s health issues is important, it is equally important to bolster the professional lives of women health workers.
Women and children form a large part of the world’s poverty-stricken population of 767 million and are unable to gain access to healthcare facilities.
If this sustained-release contraceptive pill is indeed perfected, it will revolutionise sexual health for women all over the world.
Women can get periods in space was once used as an argument that they shouldn’t be astronauts.
Private doctors are pushing women in India to undergo dangerous hysterectomies they don't really need
Some women have been pressured into having hysterectomies so they can work as cane cutters without periods to interrupt their ability.
The rules would have allowed more employers in the US, including publicly traded companies, to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious objections. Some private employers could also object on moral grounds.
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcare
India is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Zubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration