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Remodeling Our Approach towards Menstruation

Menstruation is one of the essential phases in the life of a woman. Despite it, menstruation is still considered taboo in many parts of India.

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Origin of Different Perspectives On Menstruation: A Historical Overview

Menstruation, a biological phenomenon unique to girls, is subject to the misogyny that manifests in taboos and myths that outcast women from many aspects of their socio-cultural life.

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Initiating a Conversation Around Menstruation for Women Empowerment: Socio-cultural Aspects in Urban & Rural Areas Worldwide

Vineeta was 11 when she had her first menstrual experience. She was at home preparing for her final exams and panicked when she found herself bleeding

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Participation Of Women in Politics

The Catalyst of Change: Participation of Women in Politics

Women in most countries remain under-represented in policymaking. Female representation in Indian politics thus remains conflicted and suffers from deep structural and systemic difficulties.

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B.SAFE Conducts Gender Sensitisation Of BMTC Staff

B.PAC has often addressed the urgent issues and big questions by finding feasible and executable solutions. So when research began to show that

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Top 10 Safety Measures which Must be Implemented for Women

Crimes against Women- Why is the road to justice so long or never never… The NCRB figures are grim ..it shows on average over 100 rapes are reported per day across our country, that’s 35000 plus reported cases per year and unreported may be several hundred thousand of domestic violence, sexual harassment of all kinds, and many more rape incidents. […]

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Mass Molestation

Why Bengaluru’s Men Felt Entitled To Molest Women That Night

December 31, 2016 will go down in the memories of Bangaloreans as a very sad day to be remembered for all the wrong reasons. A city that always prided itself on being bold, progressive and safe for women proved to be a nightmare. On New Year’s Eve, over 2 lakh people took the Metro and thousands of people converged on […]

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POCSO through the eyes of a 16 year old

The Protection of Child from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has become a commonly heard term when it comes to child safety all over India. Being a 16 year old  it brings me a sense of comfort. But there exists several shortcomings. The first is to understand that POCSO cases need to be handled very differently compared to usual cases. This […]

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Woman Being Objectified In The Media

“The media is the message and the messenger, and increasingly a powerful one.” – Patricia Mitchell, Former President & CEO, PBS The mass media has normalized looking at women’s bodies as objects and we consumers seem not to care. Two weekends ago I was at the NH7 Weekender in New Delhi, moving to the tunes of DJ Nucleya and grooving […]

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Stop Violence against women

I will Not be just Another Crime Report

I was interning in Bangalore during May-June 2014, staying in this PG in Shanthi Nagar. I had acquired the place by pre-paying a sum of INR 9,500 for a two sharing bedroom with a TV and breakfast-lunch and dinner facilities. I was appalled at what happened when I got there. On this one day my manager let me go by […]

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