InterSEXionality: A Facilitator’s Guide

Sexuality is a central aspect of young people’s lives, and yet it largely remains taboo. At the same time, sexuality is very much political and beyond the personal, and sexuality intersects with various aspects of our lives, whether at school, at work, and at the policy level. Multiple intersecting factors are influenced by and influence […]

annual report 2017

In 2017, we stepped up our advocacy and responded effectively to the new threats and re-energised our work with a new strategic plan from 2017-2021.

Raising the Bar on Asian Women’s SRHR in the Age of Climate Change

The brief aims to look at how the goals under review (Goals 6, 7, 11, 12, 15 and 17) at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in 2018, affect women’s health, in particular their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), in Asia within the context of climate change.  For each goal, the narrative covers: (i) […]

Redefining Peace: Interlinkages of Conflict, Gender, and SRHR

This thematic paper unpacks and examines the gendered impact of conflict on women and girls in Asia and on their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through a feminist lens. In situations of conflict women and girls’ experiences are often undocumented and they are made invisible at negotiation tables, resulting in a gender-blind approach […]

OUR STORIES OURSELVES (OSO)

Women Speak out About Religion and Rights is a compilation of personal stories by and from ten brave women. They have stood up against patriarchy and rigid interpretations of religion to reclaim their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Read on or listen in to our podcasts below to know about their tales of fortitude […]

Sexual Rights of Women with Psychosocial Disabilities: Insights from India

The current thematic papers looks at a new paradigm shift in thinking – and talking – about mental illness and psychosocial disability, shifting the focus away from the entrenched “bio-medical psychiatry” that puts emphasis on the pathology at the individual level, and instead into a  discourse that puts principles of autonomy, dignity and equality into […]

Sex, Rights, Gender in the Age of Climate Change

While reproductive health services has been recognized as critical to intervention strategies in climate change as evidenced by the development, implementation and monitoring of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) in emergency situations, sexual and reproductive rights are recognised to a lesser degree, a growing trend in discourses on development. The recognition of sexual and […]