India

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India just made its Abortion Laws more Accessible to Young People

India just made its Abortion Laws more Accessible

I work for Hidden Pockets, a feminist collective connecting young people in Indian cities with abortion service providers. Through our Careline, we provide real time information and refer young people to services via WhatsApp.

Can the Feminist Body Hair Movement be Intersectional?

For the longest time, I believed that white women had no body hair. How lucky! No waxing, no shaving = no worries. I was proven wrong when I was 12 years old and shopping for jeans with my father. I went off to the changing

interview with Girls' Globe, Tasneem Kakal navigating public space as a young woman

In Conversation with Tasneem Kakal

Tasneem Kakal from India talks to Girls’ Globe about her experience of navigating and claiming public space as a young woman.

Will Education Alone Suffice?

Making opportunities for working and earning available to girls and boys equally is the responsibility of every government.

Burn the Dowry, Spare the Bride

In India, the dowry system is an ever-present menace which frequently changes shape to adapt to society. Increasingly, dowry is being masked by more socially acceptable norms, such as gift-giving.

Babies are Born. Then they Breastfeed!

The baby let out a wild cry the moment it came out. We felt triumphant. After a four week period of intensive supervision, the mother had finally delivered a healthy baby. I was a resident doctor in obstetrics and had stayed up for several long

It’s Time to Recognize Women Farmers in India

Farmer. I don’t know about you, but when I hear that word, I think of a man. Or, at least I used to think of a man. Before I went to India, that is. In India, 80% of all rural female workers are in agriculture but

India, Thank You for Re-energizing Me!

In front of me stands a woman in a blue saree. She is sharing her experiences as a female farmer in rural Tamil Nadu, India. We have gathered under a couple of trees to shield ourselves from the broiling sun and while we are talking, the

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