Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights

Nelson Mandela and the battle against HIV and AIDS in South Africa: Pertinent Lessons

“Even the greatest amongst us do sometimes stumble.” As we recently celebrated the birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the apartheid activist and the first black president of South Africa, it is important that we take stock of his legacy in its entirety. Meaning, that in as much as we are inspired by this great man,…

Paralegal volunteers – a sustainable way to change the legal landscape at the grassroots

Para Legal Volunteers at grassroots level facilitate informal and early resolution of problems.

Life Skills in LGBTQ youth

Bhavani writes about imparting life skills training to LGBTQAI+ youth.

Unlearning for sustainability

Shama writes about alternative menstrual hygiene products

Advocacy for mental health: Create leaders to innovate and break stigma

When Devi, a woman in sex work in Madhya Pradesh, India found out that both she and her husband were tested positive for HIV, her life came to a standstill. “I thought the best option for me was death. I bought poison"...

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

We spoke to Transgender Rights Activist and mentor to Trangender Community Organisations within the Avahan III programme, Priya Babu.

Sex Workers as Mothers – Voices Unheard

In 2000, the UN’s Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 set out to reduce the world’s mortality rate of children under the age of 5-years by two thirds by 2015, and to reduce the world’s maternal mortality ratio by three quarters by 2015.