Society

Society track of The Goa Project 2016

Rashi

@rashiv

Getting comfortable with your sexual self

Submitted Jan 2, 2016

  1. Recognising the gaps in your perception of sexual self and reality
  2. Getting comfortable with your body
  3. Understanding your sexual and reproductive organs and health
  4. Gaining knowledge of the politics of sexuality

Outline

The workshop aims to address issues of self image and sexual comfort, often taboo topics in public. Our bodies are meant to give us pleasure but seldom does anyone discuss how. There are also various socially dictated ideas about what is acceptable and what is not, what is diserable and what is not, what is moral and what is not. Deconstructing these ideas and accepting one’s desires and wants will be one of the goals of this workshop. Similarly, given the amount of confusing, conflicting “knowledge” that there is out there, this workshop will look to provide adequate scientific knowledge.

Requirements

None

Speaker bio

Rashi V is a criminologist and currently trains multiple stakeholders including students, police officers and social workers on issues ranging from violence, sexual counselling, sexual harassment, laws.
Paras S is a mental health professional, currently leads a telephonic and email based counselling service based out of Mumbai. He often conducts trainings on counselling skills, sexual counselling, suicide prevention for other professionals, government organisations and corporates

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