Weekly Wednesday Wire | 17 March 21

Nona, created to challenge social taboos and spark a conversation, has launched in Indonesia. Nicole Jizhar and Monica Pranatajaya wanted to cultivate a safe space to educate and celebrate the women of Indonesia. 

Nabta Health, a women’s health startup based in the United Arab Emirates, is expanding to Saudi Arabia this year. The company provides personalised healthcare to women in emerging markets. Its platform allows users to use an Al-powered health assistant to diagnose conditions from home.

the light project

Upandout in Singapore has launched a shop to support Phase One of The Light Project. The Light Project is a platform that brings trauma-trained therapists to survivors who need it. The platform is in the early stages of planning. Keep updated on the project via Upandout’s Instagram account here. We need more allies like them!

Jasmine King, sex positive advocate, has a new monthly IG live show “Jasexplores“. In the first live, she talks to Child & Family Development Specialist, Racheal Kwacz, on how to talk to kids about sex and bodies, what are age-appropriate sex education topics, and why it’s important to have “the talk” early.

The Della HQ is doing its first YouTube series: Femtech in Asia, offering a window into the femtech and sexual wellness scene in Asia. We have six interviewees lined up over the next six weeks. Catch the interviews live on YouTube, 8pm, every Wednesday from 10th March – 14th April!