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People’s Movements and Sexuality

Black-and-white face-photo of Maya Sharma, middle-aged, white boy-cut hair, and is wearing specks.

जन आन्दोलन पर माया शर्मा के साथ साक्षात्कार – भाग २

नोटिस: यह अंजोरा सारंगी के माया शर्मा के साथ साक्षात्कार का दूसरा भाग है, इस साक्षात्कार का पहला भाग यहाँ पढ़ें। माया शर्मा एक नारीवादी एक्टिविस्ट हैं जो भारत के महिला आन्दोलन में पूरे जोश के साथ जुड़ी रही हैं। उन्होंने महिला मजदूर अधिकार एवं एकल महिलाओं पर किताबों का सह-लेखन किया है। वे वीमेन्स…
Illustration of a young man with his tilted back, and a pink bird flying out of his mouth. The picture has light pink background.

The Editorial: People’s Movements and Sexuality

For as long as we can conceive of the existence of human civilisation, we can expect there to have been people’s movements. The term ‘people’s movements’ itself refers to the inexorable nature of the human being: things always change; they fall apart and come together in dynamic fluidity, and this uncontainable, organic spirit of constant flux is some of the joy of living.
A collage of ten pictures of Indian women activists and writers - Madam Kama, Savitribhai Phule, Akka Mahadevi, Sampat Pal Devi, Ismat Chughtai, Thawkchom Ramni, Mary Roy, Bhanwari Devi and Jhamak Ghimere in clockwise direction.

जिनपर हमें अभिमान है !

संपादक की ओर से: जैसा कि इस अंक के सम्पादकीय में बिलकुल सही कहा गया है, जन आन्दोलनों की उपस्थिति की कल्पना मानव की उत्पत्ति के साथ ही की जा सकती है। समाज की उत्पत्ति ने मतभिन्नता को भी जन्म दिया और समय-समय पर लोगों ने इसके विरुद्ध संघर्ष किए। ये विरोध जहाँ हमें यह…
Photo of a young man as a school teacher in a classroom of little Nepalese children. He is thumbing through a picture book.

We Need More Sexuality Education in Nepal

There has been so much discourse about sex and sexuality education all over the world that I perhaps may not be the only one to retrospect about it, in the context of my country, Nepal, before it became the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal as recently as 2008. I don't remember when I heard the…
Black-and-white illustration of a woman screaming with her mouth wide open. Screen reader support enabled. Black-and-white illustration of a woman screaming with her mouth wide open.

Brushstrokes: Downloadable People’s Movements Posters by Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative

“We believe in the transformative power of personal expression in concert with collective action. To this end, we produce collective portfolios, contribute graphics to grassroots struggles for justice, work collaboratively both in- and outside the co-op, build large sculptural installations in galleries, and wheatpaste on the streets—all while offering each other daily support as allies and friends,” they say.