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Rosanna Flamer-Caldera

Rosanna Flamer-Caldera is an international LGBTIQ rights activist in Sri Lanka. She is the executive director of EQUAL GROUND, an organisation fighting for human and political rights for the LGBTIQ community in Sri Lanka, for thirteen years. In this interview with Women Talk, she talks about the challenging work they do to sensitise the mainstream on LGBTIQ rights, what it means to be LGBTIQ within the cultural and legal contexts of Sri Lanka, and the significance of creating a safe space for LGBTIQ persons. Continue reading Rosanna Flamer-Caldera

Paba Deshapriya

Paba Deshapriya discusses the challenging work she does in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights education in Sri Lanka. In this interview with Women Talk, Paba discusses how theatre can be used to inform young people and the increasing need for education to eliminate online hate and revenge targeting young people’s sexuality, bodies, and privacy. Continue reading Paba Deshapriya