Hamara Nazariya, Hamari Awaaz is a state level event on advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health, Sports and Rights, led and facilitated by adolescent girls. It is conceptualised as a platform for the adolescent girls who have been a part of the "It's My Body" Programme to share their experiences.
The event is divided into multiple sessions of panel discussions and audio-video presentations led by the girls themselves, where they share their experiences of understanding issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights mediated through sports. The event will bring together girlsLink for.....
CREA organised a 4-day strategic meeting coinciding with the 16th session of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Geneva, Switzerland this August 22-25th, 2016. The meeting was part of a broader initiative to enhance the dialogue between women’s rights and disability rights groups for the advancement of sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) of women living with disabilities. Representatives from disability rights organisations across India, Nepal, Uganda and Kenya attended.
The discussions centred around effectively using national, regional and humanLink for.....
Panels & Activities
CREA is honored to participate in the 2016 AWID Forum in Bahia, Brazil from September 8-11th. The following is a snapshot of plenaries, panels and activities we have planned in association with CREA and CREA partners.
Plenary: The Power of Collective Resource Mobilization: Visions for the Future of Resourcing our Movements
Organized by the Count Me In (CMI) Consortium; Speakers: TBA
When: Friday, September 9th, 18:30 – 20:00; Room: Arena Sauípe
This evening plenary will illustrate examples of collective resource mobilizationLink for.....
This webinar is the first in a series of webinars leading up to the final session at the AWID Forum 2016 on Bodily Integrity and Freedoms being organized by AWID, CREA, the Coalition for African Lesbians (CAL) and RESURJ.
Join us on 27th July, 2016 at 10:30am EDT!
Struggles for integrity and freedom as relating to the body and sexuality are in many ways tangled up with questions of territory. For example, the body, in particular female bodies, have long been the site of creating, defining, and guarding notions of national, cultural and religious identity. Both the existenceLink for.....
Improving Access to Information About SRHR
When Seema* hit puberty, she saw her body go through a multitude of changes. Her breasts grew bigger, she started menstruating, and she noticed body hair growing in new places. She began to think that she might have a disease. The shame associated with asking questions about one’s body prevented her from doing so, and for a very long time, she thought she was alone. Had she been able to ask these questions, she would have realised that these changes were perfectly normal and happened to nearly everyone.
In a country where youngLink for.....