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About Guest Blogger

All guest bloggers are experts in the field of reproductive rights invited by ASAP to write for this blog. If you are interested in contributing please write to us at discussions.asap@gmail.com

We don’t hate men – by an Anonymous woman from DRUK-YISA, Bhutan

DRUK- YISA, our Country Advocacy Network from Bhutan, with Sherubtse College (the oldest college in Bhutan) organized programs to celebrate the International Women’s Day. Amidst celebrating how far the women’s rights movement has come, they also discussed several issues that … Continue reading

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Male inclusion in sexual and reproductive health initiatives: A training approach to involve more men from conservative Asian societies

Guest Blogger- Sarmad Muhammad Soomar While working in the field of sexual health I used to reflect on a statement learnt in Urdu literature during my college days. It stated that men and women are the two wheels of the life. … Continue reading

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V Day for Valentines as well as Victory over our own Bodies!- by Surabhi Shrivastava

Over the past month or so, my phone has been abuzz, almost every day, with Google alerts about news stories related to abortion. Surprisingly, most have been from mainstream (English language) Indian newspapers, either reporting about the filing of court … Continue reading

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Second trimester abortion in Viet Nam – ban or not ban- By Phan Bich Thuy

For the past 10 years imbalances in sex ratio at birth (SRB) has become a major concern in Vietnam. In order to solve this problem the government has adopted certain policies prohibiting use of technology to diagnose fetal sex thus … Continue reading

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The Future of Abortion Access from a Young Doctor’s Perspective- Audrey Natalia

An unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is mistimed, unplanned, or unwanted at the time of conception. If a woman did not want to become pregnant at the time the pregnancy occurred, but want to become pregnant at some point … Continue reading

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