Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Rights

For some of us pleasure in our work is possible, even if it is to find the breaking and bending points in the institutions of policy and law. But even though political and particularly feminist frameworks make space for pleasure, where is the space for that in legal or policy
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reflections on youth, SRHR, & the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR)