Common myths and misconceptions about contraception and birth control

Did you know India accounts for over one-seventh of unintended pregnancies globally each year?—This striking statistic emphasizes the importance of improving access to family planning, contraception, and reproductive healthcare. According to the 2022 State of World Population report, almost 25% of women in countries with available data cannot refuse sexual activity imposed by their male […]

Menstrual hygiene in the workplace and the need for menstrual leave policies

Menstruation, a topic often whispered about but deserves to be shouted from the rooftops: menstrual hygiene in the workplace. Menstruation is a natural part of life for many women, and it’s high time we prioritize their well-being and create an inclusive environment. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and talk about the importance of menstrual […]

Reproductive health concerns for transgender individuals

It is no secret that transgender issues have been surrounded by quite a bit of taboo in many societies. It’s like this topic that often makes people uncomfortable or unsure about what to say or do. But you know what? It’s important to have open and honest conversations about it, just like we’re doing right now. […]

The effects of PCOS on reproductive health and treatment options

Millions of women worldwide are affected by a prevalent hormonal disorder known as Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It is characterized by various reproductive and metabolic abnormalities, making it a complex condition to understand and manage. In this article, we will explore the meaning, summary, frequency, and effects of PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) on reproductive health. […]

The Psychological Impact of Infertility and how to cope

Infertility is a challenging and often heartbreaking journey that countless individuals and couples face. The emotional rollercoaster associated with infertility can significantly affect one’s mental well-being, leading to feelings of sadness, anger, anxiety, depression, and grief. Moreover, societal pressures and cultural expectations surrounding parenthood can further intensify these emotions, making it crucial to explore the […]

Periods & Planet: The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Menstrual Care

More than half of the world’s female population falls under the adolescent and adult ages. This means almost ¼ th of the world’s population requires/consumes menstrual hygiene products on a regular basis. A period is a natural bodily function; thus, menstrual hygiene products fall under the category of survival essentials for women. But these products over the […]

How mindful menstruation/period awareness can transform your life?

Menstruation is a natural bodily function that happens to most women at some point in their life. However, it can also be a time of irritation, cramps, mood swings and pain. Data reveals that every woman menstruates an average of 450 times in a lifetime. 450 times of hormonal changes, mood swings, PMS, and bleeding! […]

Managing menstrual pain naturally with yoga, exercise, and diet

  Most of us hate that time of the month, don’t we? The bloating, the mood swings, the hormonal roller coaster and worst of all, period cramps or menstrual pain. Menstrual pain can truly be a bane for a lot of our existence. For some of us lucky ones, it is non-existent or quite manageable, […]

The impact of endometriosis on fertility and treatment options

Endometriosis is a topic that many people have heard about but may not fully understand. Well, let us break it down for you. Endometriosis is a condition that affects people with a uterus, and it’s quite a puzzling one. Normally, the uterus lining called the endometrium, sheds during a person’s menstrual cycle. But in the […]