Category Archives: Feminism, VAW, SRHR

You Too

The fact that even someone like her needed to say this shows us how difficult it is for women to navigate and succeed in what is, essentially, even now, a man’s world. All systems that matter—law, justice, executive, police, judiciary, medicine, … Continue reading

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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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Power to Rape

Shristi Mainali, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The recent “Me Too” campaign reminded me of an incident which took place a few months back in Birgunj. It was such a refreshing morning; a friend of mine and I were pretty excited … Continue reading

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But first, let me take a selfie…………..[1]

Addressing the nation over the radio on Sunday 28th June 2015, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a nationwide social media campaign urging fathers to take selfies with their daughters, and post them on Twitter with the hashtag #SelfieWithDaughter. http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2015/06/28/modi-announces-fatherdaug_n_7680494.html … Continue reading

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59th CSW through a young feminist’s eye

With the support of International Women’s Health Coalition and Asia Safe Abortion Partnership I received a small grant to conduct the first ever Beijing+20 youth review on Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and Gender equality in Sri Lanka. … Continue reading

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