KOKH – A womb (Short Film) – 2017

Sex-work is illegal in Nepal making them vulnerable to systematic violence and discrimination. Widespread discrimination deters their healthcare access and, as a result, has poor health outcomes. Every woman has the right to access safe and legal abortion services. This short film titled “KOKH – A womb” follows the conversation of two female sex-workers Reema and Illa after one of them gets pregnant again. It was official selection at Kathmandu/Pokhara International Mountain Film festival; Ekadeshma film festival. It is developed under the project “Advocacy to increase resources for SRHR services for HIV KP in Nepal” with support from AmplifyChange.