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Hidden Pockets Collective is an India based charity organisation run by young people focussed on rights based framework on abortion and adolescent sexuality. We conduct research and gather community driven information on sexual and reproductive health and help policy makers in making community assisted decisions.

Education 

Through our edutainment model we create conversations in regional languages ( Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada) around sexual and reproductive health in cities of India. 

We conduct series of workshops with different groups – schools and colleges to bring a unified sexuality curriculum for young people in India.

Policy Work : 

We work with RESURJ ( an international feminist collective based out of Global South) and gather for grassroot evidence for policy based conversations at UN and other human rights forum. 

Scope of our Work

We have been fairly active with groups like Women’s groups, LGBTIQ groupsPositive People’s networksYoung Feminist NetworksChild Rights GroupsData Groups and Internet Groups  in the last 4 years.

We have been felicitated with awards and appreciation for our work with public health sector. 

We have represented our work at International and national level conferences ranging from Aspen Idea Festival, Rights Con ( Belgium), Yale Global Health Programme ( US), Women Deliver Conferences ( Denmark) to conferences in Indian like Digital Citizen Summit, Young Adolescents Congress , Radio Festival, and Logical Indian Symposium.

Workshops in Sociology Students
Workshop with Young Children from Rag Pickers Community

Disabled community from Samarathanam

Who we are?

Executive Co-ordinator 

Aisha Lovely George is an open-minded, welcoming and resourceful leader with a sound and cheerful outlook on all things in life. One of the Youth Champions 2017 from India (of the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership) and Unleash Fellow 2017  she heads the operations, Mapping and Podcasts at Hidden Pockets. Certified as a peer educator by Enfold India, she has conducted several trainings on Sexual and Reproductive health for Government school students and also for students from community library . She is currently pursuing her Masters in Psychology as well.

Founder, Co-ordinator of Knowledge Production 

Jasmine Lovely George is a Tedx speakers, lawyer, and a sexual and reproductive health advocate from India. She has is the founder of Hidden Pockets and currently curates conversations around sexuality and other fields. She is passionate about changing technology spaces and making them more inclusive for people from all genders. She has been working with diverse minority groups and has been working on changing the narrative around pleasure, access and technology.

Athira, Digital Media Coordinator

Before joining with Collective  as a Digital media Campaigner , Athira spent nine years as a Hotelier. With team Hidden-Pockets Collective, she is trying to become a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist. She loves to read or write when not working.

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