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Editorial: Health and Sexuality

That health is one of the most important aspects of our lives is becoming increasingly apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown, both of which are placing a burden on already over-stretched health services. While adequate information dissemination and access to sexual health care services for women, for members of the LGBTIQA+ community, for…

Review: Private Life

What makes a family? In the month of May, we celebrated Mother’s Day on the 10th and the International Day of Families on the 15th. I find both these days interesting because as a single woman, one of the initial questions I often get asked when meeting people for the first time is, “Do you…

किशोर यौनिकता – सामाजिक मूल्य और व्यावहारिक मतभेद

किशोरों में यौनिकता विषय पर चर्चा करना आरंभ करने पर कानून, आयु, मान्यताएँ व स्वास्थ्य जैसे अनेक ऐसे मुद्दे भी उठ खड़े होते हैं जो बहस की विषयवस्तु हैं। इसके साथ जुड़ा एक और मुद्दा यह भी होता है कि क्या किशोरों को, उनकी आयु को ध्यान में रखते हुए, यौनिक समझा जाए अथवा नहीं।…

इंटरव्यू – जैस्मिन जॉर्ज 

शिखा आलेय  जैस्मिन जॉर्ज TEDx स्पीकर हैं, अधिवक्ता हैं और भारत में यौन एवं प्रजनन अधिकारों की पैरोकार हैं। ये Hidden Pockets की संस्थापिका हैं और इस समय यौनिकता और दूसरे मुद्दों पर हो रहे वार्तालाप को प्रबंधित करती हैं। कानून और तकनीक के वैकल्पिक उपायों के प्रयोग द्वारा यौनिकता को समझ पाने में इनकी…

Video: Why we shouldn’t shy away from sexual education | Dr. V. Chandra-Mouli | TEDxChisinau

Dr. V. Chandra-Mouli makes a powerful case for sexuality education for young people and why it is important for their physical, psychological and social development. As he emphasises, sexuality education helps to prepare young people have a healthy sexual and reproductive life, build social skills, prevent infections and unwanted pregnancies, develop equitable relationships, and become assertive…

Sexy Times Survey: Preliminary Results

TARSHI has been running a survey (we're still accepting responses) to understand how people feel about their sexual lives during the pandemic and how (and if) they have been getting sexual pleasure. Here are key results from our first batch of responses (250 people). Respondents identified as women (66%), men (28%), queer/non-binary/gender fluid (2%). A majority…

Humanitarian crisis, women and health: A perspective from Nepal

A humanitarian crisis situation has different impacts at the individual and community level and is also differently experienced by different individuals. In humanitarian crisis situations, discussions on women’s health and wellbeing are often overlooked even though it is critical that services be provided particularly during such situations. The past experience of Nepal during the massive…

Editorial: Dating and Sexuality

Searching for and then finding and connecting with others, dating, and then possibly, romancing them, are activities and experiences that do not occur in isolation – they are inter-connected with the rest of our lives, with what’s going on in other areas, and with what’s happening in the external environment, nowadays being a case in…
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