Sachini Perera

Sachini is a Sri Lankan queer feminist activist with a background in law, journalism and international relations. Her work is located at the intersection of the internet, popular culture, sexuality and gender, freedom of expression, and policymaking. She has worked in strategic communications and advocacy for feminist and women’s rights organizations for the past 9 years. In 2017 she set up Ghosha (meaning loud, noisy, outspoken), a feminist initiative in Sri Lanka that aims to support the voices of women in Sri Lanka on the internet and challenge the structural barriers that prevent them from using the internet in free, rights-based, affirmative and pleasurable ways.