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.
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CREA stands in solidarity with the LGBT community in the United States in light of the tragedy and mass shooting in an Orlando, Florida nightclub on June 12th, 2016. We acknowledge that we live in a time where increasing intimidation, harassment and violence against LGBT and Muslim communities are on the rise around the world. We affirm every person’s right to express their sexuality without threat, oppression, stigma or discrimination. We continue to support LGBT and other communities & movements so that diverse and nuanced narratives emerging from them can challenge homophobia,Link for.....
The Disability, Sexuality, and Rights Online Institute
18 July – 29 August 2016
(Completely online, 6 weeks, 6-10 hours per week)
CREA’s Disability, Sexuality, and Rights Online Institute is a six weeks long online course begun in 2010, which focuses on a conceptual study of disability and sexuality, and its inter-linkages with issues of feminism, public health, development, violence, media and representation, amongst others, using a rights-based approach. It is intended for practitioners and has a strong component on activists’ initiatives that integrate disability,Link for.....