Tag: contraceptives

Tales of ‘Mala-Bori’: Marginalized Muslim char women and population control policies in Assam, India.

Guest Contributor , May 2nd, 2022


By Bhargabi Das The summer months in the chars of western Assam, India where my ethnographic fieldwork was based, are only of respite because of the calm breeze…


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“Un-fixing” hormones: searching for the multiple in hormonal selves

Lisa Raeder , October 6th, 2020


What are hormones? While biomedical notions of hormones focus on their biological functions in bodies, hormones are also cultural artifacts, shaping understandings of health, normalcy, and what it…


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