1. Organizational Development

LOOM strategic Planning 2017-2021

As a group of women who wants to make a difference, we are new age campaigners affirming towards sustainable women’s movement. Mainstreaming what is not, integrating what has been excluded. We desire to set platforms for us to weave our stories, thread our dreams, and bring the fundamental change that we foresee and aspire. Read More

LOOM Brochure

LOOM works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multi-generational activism, where activists across ages and experiences connect, organise and transform structures that obstruct our equality. Registered in 2010, we are a platform that recognises the diversity and inter-section of Nepali women and collaboratively engages to dismantle the power hierarchy, sustain activism, and build progressive movements. Read More

Annual Report

LOOM works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multigenerational activism, where activists across ages and experience connect, organize and transform structures that obstruct our freedom. Registered in 2010, we are a platform that recognizes the diversity and intersection of Nepali women and collaboratively engages to dismantle the power hierarchy, sustain activism and build progressive movements. Read More

2. Feminist Knowledge Building and Documentation

 CSE Report English

The Desk Review on ‘Out of School Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Children, Youth and Adolescents in Nepal’ is a collaborative effort of Right Here Right Now and LOOM. This review report is prepared to advocate Curriculum Development Center, organisations working for the advancement of education, and other academic stakeholders to ease the preparation of curriculum and trainings on Comprehensive Sexuality Education bearing in mind the need of CSE for out of school students. Read More

 CSE Report Nepali

‘नेपालमा विद्यालय बाहिर रहेका बालबालिकाका लागि बृहत यौनिकता शिक्षाः डेस्क समिक्षा’, राईट हियर राईट नाउ नेपालको सहकार्यमा लूमका परामर्शदाता श्री शिवा कर्माचार्यले तयार पार्नु भएको हो । यो समिक्षा नेपालमा विद्यालय बाहिर रहेका बालबालिकाका लागि बृहत यौनिकता शिक्षाको आवश्यकतालाई बोध गरी पाठ्यक्रम विकास केन्द्र तथा शैक्षिक क्षेत्रमा क्रियाशिल सरोकारवालाहरूलाई आगामी दिनमा विद्यालय बाहिर रहेका बालबालिकाका लागि बृहत यौनिकता शिक्षाको पाठ्यक्रम तथा तालिम सामग्री विकास गर्न सहज होस् भन्नेहेतुले तयार पारिएको हो । यस बृहत यौनिकता शिक्षामा हालसम्म विद्यालय भित्र र विद्यालय बाहिर भएका विभिन्न संघ संस्थाहरूको प्रयासलाई अध्ययन गरी समिक्षा गर्न खोजिएको छ  । Read More


“म” महिलावादी लेखकहरुका जीवन जीउने शैली र संघर्ष (कलामिश्रित एक भिन्न कार्यको स्व) अभिव्यक्तिको सामूहिक प्रस्तुती हो । यसभित्र उनीहरुका वैयक्तिक एवं निजी स्तरका जीवन्त अनुभव, लैंगिक भूमिकाहरुको पुन:व्याख्या, मित्रता र महिलावादी ऐक्यवद्धता भेटिन्छ । महिलाका अनुभव र विचारहरु यी कथाका केन्द्रविन्दु हुन् । यी कथाहरुले महिलाका ‘पीडित’ छविलाई चुनौति दिँदै जातजातीयता, संस्कृति, लिंग, यौनिकता र अपांगताजस्ता अन्तरसम्बद्ध आयामलाई एकैसाथ उनेका छन् । जीवन्त अनुभवमा आधारित महिलावादी कथाहरु ज्ञानको महत्वपूर्ण स्रोत हुन् जसले स्थापित सिद्धान्तहरुलाई प्रतिवाद गर्ने गर्दछ । “म कथा लेख्छु” भनेर लेखिएका यी कथाहरुले महिलाका अन्तरसम्बद्ध पहिचान र सवालहरुबारे महिलावादी आन्दोलनहरुलाई जानकार गराउदै सोही अनुरुपका एजेण्डा तय गर्न पनि सघाउनेछ । हरेक कथा पाठकहरुका लागि प्रेरणाको स्रोत बन्न सक्नेछन् । Read More


Not Just an Activist- Feminist Narratives Revisited

Here is a collection of reflections from young women who see themselves not merely as ‘an activist’ but as changemakers of their own world’s first. These are reflections from stories of women, who’s stepped outside the conventions of what was expected of them, broke norms, challenged men, society and as such became our Heroes. These are not stories of activists, though they will raise a voice and shout loud if need be, but more as women who continue to live their lives unacceptive of what others think for them. Read More

4. Advocacy and Sexuality

लैंगिकता, प्रबिधि र यौनिकता -हाते पुस्तिका

के हि दशक यता इन्टरनेटले मानव जीवनमा ठू लो परिवर्तन ल्याएको छ । इन्टरनेट मार्फत् हामीले अझै धेरै स्वतन्त्रताको अनुभूती गर्न सके का छौं । हाम्रो अभिव्यक्ति गर्ने ठाउँ फराकिलो भएको छ । हामीले संसारका हरेक कु नामा रहेका व्यक्तिहरूसँग सञ्चार गर्नमिल्ने, सूचना आदानप्रदान गर्नमिल्ने भएको छ । अनुसन्धानका अनुसार इन्टरनेटले महिलालाई आत्मनिर्णयको स्वतन्त्रता प्रदान गरेको छ । सामाजिक सञ्जालमार्फत महिलाहरूले आफू लाई फरक ढङ्गबाट प्रस्तुत गर्न सक्ने भएका छन् । समाजले तोकिदिएको दायरालाई चिर्दै आफ्नो अभिव्यक्ति राख्न सक्ने भएका छन् । प्रेम सम्वन्धहरू बिस्तार गर्न सक्ने भएका छन् । विभिन्न विषय र सूचनामा पहुँच पुगेको छ । महिलाहरूका लागि इन्टरनेट आफ्नो यौनिकतामा रमाउने थलो पनि बनेको छ । Read More.

Breaking the Silence

Over the last thirty years women’s rights organisations, activists and feminists have used information and communications technologies (ICTs), including the internet and social media, to access and share critical information on their rights, organise and mobilise for activism and engage in advocacy. However, despite their benefits and potential to support women’s rights and movement-building globally, these new technologies have also created significant challenges for women’s rights organisations and movements, including the emergence of new forms of violence and abuse against women online.  Read More

EROTICS South Asia exploratory research: Sex, rights and the internet

EROTICS is an exploration of the internet and its multi-layered relationship with sexuality, rights and sexual expression, and is a space/place of practices
and a network of people which started in 2008. Its purpose was and is to look into the obscure, the unexpected and the obvious. The internet is a fast-paced world, known for accelerations but also broken links, unfinished architectures, truly a network of networks. Nine years could sound like a long-term research project, but actually it is only enough to just land somewhere. Read More

Online Violence Against Women 2018

The study attempts to examine understandings of online violence against women and girls as a continuum of offline discrimination. The common forms of violations, and the mapping of harm (violence against women) related to technology was adopted from “End Violence: Womenʼs rights and safety online”, Rima Athar and Womenʼs legal and Human Rights Bureau, Inc commissioned by Association of Progressive Communication 2013. The result of this research is expected to prompt discussions on online violence as a continuum of offline discrimination and violence, and inform activists about emerging trends in the ever changing political context of Nepal. Read More


सन् २०१० मा स्थापना भएको यस गैर-सरकारी संस्था तान नेपाल (LOOM) लेमङ्गिला र मङ्गिला अधिकारको विभिन्न सरोकारहरूमा कार्यरत हुदैआएको छ । हाम्रो यस कामको दौरानमा “मङ्गिला” भनेर हामीले केबल हाम्रो समाजमा बुझने योनी भएका महिलाहरू मात्र बुझ्दैनौं । हाम्रो “महिला”को बुझाईमा पारलैङ्गिक महिला र अन्तर्लिङ्गी महिला समेत पर्दछन्। हामी “लैङ्गिकता”लाई पनि पुरुष र मङ्गिलाको दईु कोष्ठकमा बुझ्दैनौँ । “लैङ्गिकता”लाई हामी बिबिधतापुर्ण ढङ्गले  र कुनै सीवमत संख्या वा कोष्ठकमा बाँधिएको रूपमा हेर्दैनौँ । त्यसै गरी महिलाहरूको यौनिकता पनि विविध हुन्छ र हामी विविध महिलाहरूको यौनिकता सम्बन्धी काम गछौँ । महिलाहरु पुरुष सँग मात्र होइन, अरु महिलाहरूसँग, वा महिला पुरुष दुबै सँग, वा जो कोहि मानिसहरुसँग आकर्षित हुन सक्छ वा नहुन पनि सक्छ भन्ने विविधता पूर्वक द्रिष्टिकोणले हेर्छौँ । Read More

नेपालमा अनलाइन हिंसाको वर्तमान अवस्थाः अध्ययन प्रतिवेदन

यस संक्षिप्त अध्ययनले इन्टरनेटका प्रयोगकर्ता महिला र किशोरीमाथि प्रविधिको माध्यमद्वारा हुने विभिन्न प्रकारका भेदभाव र हिंसा किन यौनिक प्रकृ तिका हिंसाको निरन्तरता हो भनी अवधारणागत पुष्टि गर्दछ ।

नेपालको बदलिदाे राजनीतिक परिवेशमा हामी जस्ता सामाजिक अभियन्ताहरू यस विषयमा सशक्त हुनुका साथै, सूचनाको जानकार र यो जटिल विषयको महत्वपूर्ण पाटो बन्नुुपर्छ । Read More

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