Author Archives: Guest Blogger

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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

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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“Papaya Workshops”- A reflection from a medical student participant at the Children by Choice Conference 2015

– By Tessa Moody, 6th year medical student, Adelaide University It was an insightful and empowering experience to be involved in the “Papaya Workshop” – a hands-on activity designed to educate medical students and practitioners about manual vacuum aspiration and D&C … Continue reading

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An Open Letter on the Importance of Reproductive Choice: Ann Furedi

Choice does not necessarily have to be in a name. But it needs to be at the core of our values, because respect for women’s capacity to decide really does matter, writes Ann Furedi on RH Reality Check.  I want … Continue reading

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China Tones Down One Child Policy

About 10 million couples stand to benefit from the change allowing a second child in some families. Demographers, however, do not expect a major baby boom. BEIJING — At soon as Luo Yuannan heard about the change in China’s one-child … Continue reading

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