Author Archives: Garima Shrivastava

About Garima Shrivastava

Proud Feminist, researcher and activist and holds an MPhil in Political Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Through her work, she has combined her theoretical understanding on gender issues with activism in the field of women rights. Garima has vast experience of working with youth groups and youth led campaigns and retains in-depth understanding of women’s health and reproductive rights, socio-political, economic and ecological issues affecting the sub-region.

There is a Moral Case for Abortion- A new book A new perspective!

“Access to abortion is an integral part of women’s reproductive health care and women have the ethical right to receive this along with other supportive services”- Ann Furedi Abortion has historically been a contentious issue on several grounds including moral, … Continue reading

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Abortion is Black and White!

May 28th is commemorated as International Day of Action for Women’s Health. Every year activists across the globe call upon governments to ensure comprehensive, inclusive, and rights-based approach to women’s and girls’ health. The theme for this year is ending … Continue reading

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Mother by Choice!

This mothers day lets get something straight- having abortions doesn’t reduce your chances of being a mother, it doesn’t make you less of a mother, you don’t have to be a mother, women are not born to be mothers- Being … Continue reading

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Making Abortion Funny!

Across the World activist use humor, satire, sarcasm and irony to express dissent and challenge the absurdities of institutional power. Humor is a powerful device to defy the multi-faceted dimensions of Patriarchy. “You can say it and yet not say … Continue reading

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Fight for the fetus or the women’s rights?

Globally, there is a lot of stigma surrounding women’s right to safe abortion and India is no different. India is one of the few countries to have access to legal abortion since 1971 but unlike the West, the law was … Continue reading

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