Author Archives: Asia Safe Abortion Partnership

About Asia Safe Abortion Partnership

The Asia Safe Abortion Partnership is a regional network that promotes and advances women's reproductive and sexual rights across Asia. We are a prochoice network that works for women's right to safe abortion across the region.

What to Expect when you’re not Expecting!

Srushti Mahamuni 5 key questions to ask yourself before having an abortion or taking an unplanned pregnancy to term. Discovering you are pregnant when you were not planning to get pregnant can be extremely stressful. Carrying the pregnancy to term … Continue reading

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Removing Abortion Stigma among Young People

Rupesh Thapa, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal Coming close on the heels of his participation in YCAN’s Youth Advocacy Institute, and a broader, sectoral push to include adolescents in the conversations on SRHR, Rupesh reflects on the impact that a lack of … Continue reading

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Power to Rape

Shristi Mainali, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The recent “Me Too” campaign reminded me of an incident which took place a few months back in Birgunj. It was such a refreshing morning; a friend of mine and I were pretty excited … Continue reading

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Let’s get our medicines from the pharmacist!

Shreejana Bajracharya, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty falls on the 17th of October every year. On this ocassion, Sreejana reflects on whether poverty is the only factor that influences access to safe abortions for … Continue reading

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Saima’s Dilemma

Naureen Lalani, ASAP Youth Champion, Pakistan. On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, 2017, Naureen reflects on the need to provide access to safe abortion services so that girls grow up with the ability to make the … Continue reading

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