Social Stigma

Child of unmarried mother is taken as a social stigma in India, says Bombay High Court

Child of unmarried mother is taken as a social stigma in India, says Bombay High Court

A bench of Justices Pradeep Deshmukh and Pushpa Ganediwala said it can visualise the difficulties, which the girl would have to face, if ...Read More

Indore: ‘Educate, motivate girl child suffering from epilepsy’

Indore: ‘Educate, motivate girl child suffering from epilepsy’

Indore: Renowned neurologist Dr Apoorva Pauranik on Thursday said that the parents of the girls suffering from epilepsy should let them s...Read More

Indore: Concerns over ‘hair’ apparent

Indore: Concerns over ‘hair’ apparent

Indore: The untimely graying of hair, hair fall and baldness has become major social stigma. People have become more conscious of their a...Read More

Acne stigma lowers quality of life

Acne stigma lowers quality of life

London: Many people with acne also suffer from psychological distress due to perceived social stigma around the skin condition, a study h...Read More

Stop mom-shaming those wanting to breastfeed 

Stop mom-shaming those wanting to breastfeed 

Even as the World Breastfeeding Week is being observed year after year, shaming of women who feed their infants in public continues braze...Read More

Egg freezing – new age contraception, social stigma remains

Egg freezing – new age contraception, social stigma remains

New Delhi: Former Miss World Diana Hayden, 42, gave new hope to women who are in no rush to becoming mothers when she gave birth to her f...Read More

Get a blood test first, thank your ‘stars’ later

Get a blood test first, thank your ‘stars’ later

Mumbai : With an aim to remove social stigma and taboo about the disease, resident doctors across civic hospitals have launched an HIV Aw...Read More

Ebola scare stigmatised African immigrants in the US

Ebola scare stigmatised African immigrants in the US

Washington: The deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa led to a social stigma against African immigrants in the US, an analysis of th...Read More

Ending social stigma against leprosy

Ending social stigma against leprosy

Despite being easily treated now and discovered to be much less contagious than previously thought, there is a deep stigma attached to le...Read More

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