Reflection of GuffGaff on “Women with disabilities’ the second episode of ‘Interfacing sexuality in women’s movement of Nepal’ series

LOOM is an organization dedicated to movement building, young women’s leadership, sexuality and bodily integrity, LBT rights and feminist politics of the internet. Guff Gaff is an informal discussion programme which provides a safe and fun space for people to talk about feminist issues and the issues of sexuality. LOOM has been conducting GuffGaff series on ‘ … More Reflection of GuffGaff on “Women with disabilities’ the second episode of ‘Interfacing sexuality in women’s movement of Nepal’ series

Tweetathon on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)

LOOM conducted Tweetathon on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) on 7th February 2018. The objectives of the Tweetathon was to have a productive discussion on CSE and to disseminate facts and information on the issue. Youth activists, advocates, Networks and organizations working on the issue of CSE participated in the discussion very enthusiastically expressing their thoughts … More Tweetathon on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)

Young People are not beneficiaries, we are the Change Agents!

Reminiscing time from my mid-adolescence; once I had a vaginal infection and went to a gynecological department of a government-run hospital near my house.  I was very nervous in the first place because sexual health and reproductive health issues of young people is usually surveilled and tabooed. I mustered all my courage and visited the … More Young People are not beneficiaries, we are the Change Agents!

Comprehensive Sexuality education is Right to information; Denial is discrimination!

Sex has long been taboo for implicit reasons, any word attached to “sex” is stigmatised, and people become hyperventilated.  People’s understanding of sexuality differs from each other; most understand sexuality as a synonym of sex and for them, comprehensive sexuality education is a method to teach about sex and sexual acts. Hence this confusion and … More Comprehensive Sexuality education is Right to information; Denial is discrimination!

Sexuality and Violence Against Women Workshop

In the last 20 years, the women’s movement in Nepal has relentlessly fought to address the unequal power equation that led to violence against women.  In contemporary Nepal, the parameters of violence against women have broadened and so has the definition of a woman. It is time that we recognise gender identities and sexual orientation … More Sexuality and Violence Against Women Workshop