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Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Rights

Love in the time of Internet
A storyline of love, sex and exploration in the digital era. Join us to defend an internet where we can explore our desires, fall in love, and express our sexualities freely without discrimination or threats to our safety Read more.
Virgin or Not
Breaking through social and cultural stigmas of women and girls who are no longer virgins. Women can never be defined by the thin walls of their hymen, the folds of their lips, the hood of their clitoris, virgin or not. Read more.
Desire and Sexuality are a Children’s Rights Issue, too.
Teaching children and young people about sex and sexuality using a positive approach empowers them to make informed and safer choices so that when they do engage in a sexual relationship, they will be able to enjoy the experience without fear. Read more.
We Can-Can: A Podcast on Sexuality & Disability
In this podcast Nidhi Goyal shares insights and experiences from working to realize sexual rights and sexual pleasure with girls & women living with disabilities, and how to challenge social myopia on these issues. Read more.
Sakina’s Drowning Dreams: Love in the time of Climate Change
Sakina looked over to the horizon, as she sat under the mango tree in her family’s yard and watched the sky with dread. She had always hated that tree. Every year during mango season, it was her responsibility to clean the ground underneath it. Read more.
Down There and the Taboo of Sexual Pleasure
I remember the first time I felt sexual pleasure. Although at the time I may have been 5 or 6 years old, and I didn’t know that the pleasure I was feeling was sexual. It was evening in our old family house in Kajang. Read more.
Learning a Language for Pleasure
Reflections on the learning the language for sexual pleasure and why we need open, honest conversations to navigate healthy relationships and create cultural mores that affirm a positive sexuality. Read more.
Discovery
Once you cross the barrier and betray your own beliefs, you find it’s not the end of the world after all, and there is much to be discovered. Not only about sexual pleasure but about oneself. Read more.
The Pleasure Principle
It’s unlikely that donors will ever consider orgasms, or other aspects of pleasure, as deliverables they should support. But this is worth more discussion, since initiatives that promote pleasure have measurable and positive health outcomes. Read more.
Disability is not a constraint to Sexuality
Poster from Feminism In India, an award-winning digital intersectional feminist platform to learn, educate and develop a feminist consciousness among the youth, using tools of art, media, culture, technology and community. Read more.
Single Woman in a Cafe
We often stop ourselves from even thinking about our pleasures. We think pleasure is a bad thing. Here is a story of a young woman who fights her thoughts to seek some sort of pleasure in her life. Read more.
A Right for Pleasure?
This poem aims to speak of sex workers' right for pleasure, stemming from a desire to shift much of the mainstream discourse in development circles from one of pathology, violence & rescue, to one of rights and self determination. Read more.
Autour du mythe de la parfaite première fois
On virginity, the myth of the 'perfect first time', and social norms to eschew to embrace a positive, pleasurable approach to sexual intimacy and relationships. Read more.
When it Comes to Sex, Let Youth take the Lead!
Reflections on youth, SRHR, & the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) Read more.