Is India ready for law on periods?

January 18, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Mr. Shashi Tharoor recently introduced a private members bill and asked for amendments in some of the existing legislations on women’s health. The Bill ( Women’s Sexual, Reproductive and Menstrual Health Bill 2018) looked at some of the aspects of the women’s health and was ambitious enough to name the Read More

Skinny is not sick!

January 14, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Skinny  isn’t sick! Skinny girl…? I am more than my body… I am more than my hair… I am not just my skin! I am the confidence radiating through my smile. If you ever wondered why young people grow up hating their image, I for one, blame society. Growing up, Read More

How to prevent pregnancy after sex?

January 2, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

How are you preventing pregnancy? If your answer is “By not having sex,” hats off to your wit. The rest of the write-up is not for you though. For those of us having sex, I want to confess something. I am 38 years old, and I have been under the Read More

Frequently Asked Questions on Abortions

January 1, 2019 Hidden Pockets 6

Is abortion even legal in India? Yes. And yes, this is unlike many developed countries where abortion is a controversial subject often involving political ideologies. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971 allows for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) till 20 weeks of conception. Here’s what you should know: Read More