Hidden Pockets Collective (HPC) is a Non-Profit Organisation, registered in India. Hidden Pockets Collective for last 6 years have been using various forms of digital tools to educate young people and advocate for policy changes around sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice.
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Hidden Pockets Collective – Team
Executive Co-ordinator and Counsellor
Aisha Lovely George, a counsellor by training is the Executive Coordinator of Hidden Pockets Collective. An award winning podcaster, and a speaker on reproductive health on various panels nationally and internationally. She is a trained Sexual and Reproductive Health educator and a counsellor. She has 4 years of experience in interacting with and impacting around 400 young women face to face on Sexual and Reproductive Health. She has personally handled and counselled more than 3000 young women and couples on Hidden Pockets’ chat service and improved their traumatic experience of abortion and SRH services. She has personally travelled to 6 unsafe towns and cities across India and mapped around 100 clinics who are willing to work with us to provide safe and non-judgemental Sexual and Reproductive Health services. She is a fellow of The Unleash Lab, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership, and The Coaching Fellowship.
Founder, Programme Manager
Jasmine Lovely George is a Lawyer, and a TEDx speaker, is also the Founder of Hidden Pockets Collective, a non-profit organization for sexual and reproductive services for young people in India. She is an award-winning researcher who has been part of movement building nationally and transnationally. Post-Covid, she has been interested in conversations around alternative ways to talk about gender, technology and, justice. She is on board of various NGOs in India like CREA.
Digital Media Manager and Activist
Athira Purushothaman is the Head of Digital Media, Partnerships & Communications at Hidden Pockets Collective. She has spoken on a variety of panels on sexual and reproductive health, both nationally and globally. She has written both in English and Malayalam about sexuality and menstrual health management. She is experienced in running campaigns in various languages such as Kannada, Hindi, English, and Malayalam. She is passionate about developing content in local languages and ensuring that non-English speakers have access to reliable information. She is a ‘Youth Ki Awaaz Action Network Fellow’ who has attended national and international seminars on menstrual health, hygiene, and abortion.
Vaishali Sinha is a documentary filmmaker of Indian origin. She has received support for her films from ITVS, MacArthur Foundation, Playboy Foundation, Firelight Media, Catapult Fund, Tribeca Film Institute, NYSCA, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Fledgling Fund and more. Her films have won multiple jury awards for Best Documentary at film festivals as well as a Critics Choice Award in India, a Grierson nomination for Best Entertaining Film and a Ridenhour Peace Prize Nomination for Excellence in Truth-Telling. Her film Made in India was a case study at Harvard Business School for a course on Ethics. Ask the Sexpert has been popularly available on Netflix India. In 2017 Vaishali was a development consultant for the Oscar-winning documentary team behind Period. End. Of. Sentence. She has acted as a mentor at Kartemquin Films, HBO Documentary Initiative, Firelight Media and Video Consortium. From 2021-2022 Vaishali co-founded two Artist grants for the Bitchitra Collective: Indian Women in Documentary. She is a 2023 fellow at Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency.