Women in villages of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh talk to Lounge about navigating sexual desire and seeking pleasure amidst prejudices of gender, caste and class. The first time S had sex was with her husband, she was 17, her husband They had two children in the first five years of marriage. The sex was fine. Not great, but at least she was getting it. Then the husband started drinking, and drinking more.
Correspondence Address : Dr. Introduction: In India, little is known about the reproductive behavior during earlier years of married life of women, when they are more vulnerable to reproductive ill health and early child bearing with very few interventions available. Objective: The objective of this study is to follow a cohort of newly married women immediately after marriage until their first pregnancy outcome to gain an insight into their reproductive behavior so that important opportunities could be identified for intervention. All marriages of the male residents that took place in these villages from January 1, , to December 31, were enrolled. Thus, a cohort of newly married women was identified over a period of 1 year and followed every month till first pregnancy outcome. The analysis was performed using SPSS version 20 statistical software. Results: Mean age at marriage for newly married women was
Jump to navigation. Parvati Krishnan. Her household has been her only context - the reference point of her existence. Her life, a pendulum between the kovil temple and the kaeheri music concerts. In the mornings, the grain came in: in the evenings, the women of the house collected jasmine and strung it with little orange flowers for the evening aarti prayer.
After ten years of marriage, three vacations and one child, Kavita realised that she needed more in life. She went away on solo vacations, took up yoga, found herself in meditation and still needed more. That much love to give.