Sexuality Weblinks

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP Asia)

This organisation works “to promote, protect and advance women’s sexual and reproductive rights and health in Asia, by promoting access to comprehensive safe abortion services and by reducing unsafe abortion and its complications.” They provide answers to common questions about abortion, as well as information about the status of abortion in different countries and links to external resources.

AVERT: AIDS & HIV Education and Research Trust

AVERT is an international AIDS charity based in the U.K that provides information on HIV and AIDS education, prevention, testing, and treatment. The website is continually updated to include the most up-to-date information. It also has resources for professionals who want to know more about the global status of HIV and AIDS.

Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS)

FLAS runs clinics and youth centres throughout Swaziland. Their ‘Resources’ page has information on a variety of topics such as sexual dysfunction, drugs and sexual health, gender based violence and more.

HIV and Youth in Asia-Pacific

This site is run by UNAIDS. It has resources specifically tailored to youth in the Asia-Pacific region, including data, resources and other information sorted by country. Use this site to learn about stigma & discrimination and transmission & prevention, or to find local organisations working on HIV and AIDS treatment, care and prevention.

Infertility Dost (Hindi & English)

Infertility Dost is an India-based website that has information and resources for people experiencing infertility. Hear what the experts have to say, read true stories, check out the discussion forum, read the blog, or submit a question for expert review. Infertility Dost also hosts events throughout India.

Infertility Resources

Provides extensive infertility information including: in vitro fertilization (IVF), GIFT, ZIFT, TET, ICSI, infertility clinics, donor egg and surrogacy services, infertility legal services, pharmacies, sperm banks, infertility subject matter experts, infertility research, infertility diagnosis and treatment, male factor, infertility Internet newsgroups, infertility psychological and social issues, infertility drugs and medications, such as Metrodin, Pergonal, Clomid, adoption, resolve, and surrogate mothers.

IPPF Directory of Contraceptives

International Planned Parenthood Federation's comprehensive directory of hormonal contraceptives “provides full details on virtually every hormonal contraceptive drug by brand, manufacturer and country availability.”

Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh FAQs on Sexual & Reproductive Health Issues (Hindi & English)

Jansankhya Sthirta Kosh (National Population Stabilisation Fund) has a question bank which highlights the common reproductive and sexual problems experienced by men and women. Doctors who have wide experience handling these questions both in hospital as well as in community settings have contributed answers to these FAQs.

Jhpiego Trainer and Educator Resources

This site run by Johns Hopkins University provides information for the “global health community” in order to improve the health of women and families around the world. Their resources for trainers & educators include reference manuals, case studies, role plays, ice breakers and more.

Lawyer’s Collective

The Lawyer’s Collective provides free legal services, conducts advocacy and policy research on legal and human rights issues, and develops publications, documentation and trainings through their HIV and AIDS Unit and Women’s Rights Division. The New Delhi, India-based organisation produces a variety of public education material on the rights of HIV-positive people and conducts public education campaigns to raise awareness on various issues relating to HIV and AIDS, same-sex relationships, domestic violence, and stigma and discrimination related to these issues.

National AIDS Manual (NAM) (Arabic, Kazakh, Somali, Turkish, Armenian, Spanish, Thai, English, and more)

NAM is a UK-based site that has current and accurate information on many different topics related to HIV and AIDS. Their site has a section on HIV and AIDS basics (including FAQs for people who have just been diagnosed), one on the broader issues of living with HIV and AIDS (sex, the law, healthy living, and more), resources like fact sheets and online tools, and an E-Atlas that provides country- and region-specific information. Their information has also been translated into a number of different languages.

Naz Foundation

The Naz Foundation Trust’s mission is to raise awareness to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS and provide support to those affected by it, with sensitivity and confidentiality. Naz Foundtion Trust works with men who have sex with men, truckers, women and children. It runs the only care home for HIV-positive women and children in New Delhi. Its work involves prevention strategies, care and support, research, and advocacy. Issues around advocacy include collaborating with several NGOs in India calling for the repeal of anti-sodomy laws.

Options for Sexual Health

This site has information about sexual health and other aspects of sexuality, such as ‘Decision Making’ and ‘Intimacy and Relationships’. You can also submit a question to their sexuality experts.

Our Bodies Ourselves

This site, based on the book Our Bodies, Ourselves, provides “accurate, evidence-based information and resources on sexuality and reproductive health.” It also has chapters of Our Bodies, Ourselves that have been translated into many different languages, including Arabic, Armenian, Bangla, Kiswahili, Nepali, Vietnamese and more.

Planned Parenthood

This US-based organisation provides accurate and extensive information on sexual and reproductive health, with sections on abortion, general health, cancer, relationships and more. They also have resources specifically for teens, parents and educators.

Reproductive Health Access Project

This US-based organisation works in the following areas: abortion, contraception and miscarriage. Their site has extensive resources related to these three topics (for example, after care instructions for IUDs, early abortion options, etc) as well as research and advocacy publications.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

RESOLVE is a US-based non-profit organisation whose mission is to provide compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility and to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy. RESOLVE supports family-building through a variety of methods, including appropriate medical treatment, adoption, surrogacy, and the choice of childfree living. Check out their website for basic information about infertility and to try out their personal assessment tool.

SAATHII (A variety of South Asian languages & English)

SAATHII is an organisation working to build the capacities of people and organisations working on HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment in India. Their site has many resources for service providers working on HIV and AIDS, many of which are translated into Hindi and other regional languages. They conduct research and implement programmes to increase information dissemination and resource accessibility in India.

SNEHA (Hindi & English)

SNEHA is a Mumbai-based organisation working on women and children’s health, as well as gender-based violence. Their website has information on child sexual abuse, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault, including definitions, Indian law, how to get help and more.

The Body: A Complete HIV and AIDS Resource

This US-base site provides information and education about HIV prevention and AIDS treatment and care around the world. This site has information for the layperson as well as for professionals looking for the latest information on HIV and AIDS, on policy and advocacy related issues, events and conferences. It has sections with topics like: what to do if you’ve just been diagnosed, information about medication side effects, HIV testing 101, “Living Well with HIV” and more.

The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (Chinese & English)

This site has information about contraception, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, fertility, menopause and more. It also has resources on sexuality education in Hong Kong as well as statistics and research reports on sexual and reproductive health in Hong Kong.

World Health Organization: Sexual Health (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish & English)

The WHO provides general, basic information and more technical information about sexual health on this page. It also has statistics and information about sexual health in specific regions, such as Africa and Asia.

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