Debasree Lahiri

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

Guest Faculty, Human Rights and Duties Education Course

St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Kolkata




The dominance of men in a societies across the world seems to produce a relative lack of interest in the health of the woman and thus there is alesser awareness of women’s health problems. Women’s health as an important topic has been neglected in the past. Many of the studies done on disease and its prevention were focused on men. Today, however, women’s health is taking on a higher position in society and people are realizing that while women have many of the same diseases as men, their symptoms and treatments may not always be the same.

Female Breast Cancer: The Social Construction Of
Beauty and Human Rights Violations