Category Archives: Marginalized Women

Bearing the Brunt of Crisis: Women in Conflict Areas

The last decade has seen a drastic increase in the number of people who are displaced or living in conflict zones, and in need of humanitarian assistance. As is the case when it comes to living with vulnerabilities, the lives … Continue reading

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Don’t have sex if you have a disability?!

Girls, boys, men, women living with disabilities have sexual desires just like anyone else! But their sexual and reproductive health and rights are often disregarded by society and overlooked by policymakers. It is assumed that they are somehow asexual. Women … Continue reading

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Understanding myself, my sexuality

Yashoda Dhaakal I am a young, enthusiastic graduate nurse. I have never known fully about issues of sex and gender and never considered them important. I never talked about it with my friends. I never thought that discovering the meaning … Continue reading

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Social justice, world peace and women’s right to access safe abortion……………

Social justice is “justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society”.  It assigns rights and duties in the institutions of society, which enables people to receive the basic benefits and burdens of cooperation.[3] The … Continue reading

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Cutting out women’s pleasure: The brutal story of Female Genital Mutilation

“It was a dark and dingy room, where an elderly woman asked me to take off my panties, made me sit on a low wooden stool with my legs parted and then did something…I screamed out in pain,” recalls Alefia … Continue reading

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