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
Feminist Forum Province no. 2 was successfully organized from 9-11 February 2018 in Lahan, Siraha with the slogan, “Women’s bodily integrity, labor and recognition is a pre-requisite of federal republic democratic new Nepal.” The primary issue discussed during the forum was ‘The challenges of human rights in the republic state and harmful traditional practices. Session … More LOOM at Feminist Forum Province-2
The term Comprehensive Sexuality Education is usually familiar for the people working for Sexual and Reproductive health and rights or adolescent, but for a layman its integration of three complex topics together. Before I join this sector 8/9 years back I didn’t have any understanding of the Comprehensive education, until I started exploring it intensely. … More Unpacking the education in Sexuality
I was 20. It is time to do the dreadful act of terrorising people and myself; dry my washed panties and bras on a clothesline in the terrace. Is someone watching? I sneaked from my window. The neighbors were in their terrace drying Lapsi ko Maad and Masaura. Ugh! I can’t go down anymore. I … More Women wear bras and underwear!
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LOOM’s new report on Internet based violence on women in Nepal closely examines if online violence is more complex than physical offline violence. The full report now available brings forward perspectives on the concept of violence and how it manifests itself. A link to the report full will be available next month.
Orgies. Sex in public. Incest. These are the things that some of us think about in the dark. Taboo fantasies can be exciting, but they can also be the source of our deepest shame. In this two-part series on sexual fantasies, the Sugars read letters from people who want to turn off the thoughts that … More Dear Sugar Radio