Author Archives: Guest Blogger

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

I Am Not Your Wife, Sister, or Daughter. I Am A Person.

Today, ASAP’s Youth Champion Rola Yasmine shared this very interesting blog with us on Facebook! As she said, this is something we should all remember when we argue against patriarchy. This is written by Anne Thériault whom we do not … Continue reading

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Tokenism – Our only expertise

Today’s Guest Blogger Anisha Padhee is a feminist and a women’s rights activist. She has worked with corporates and grassroots organizations, and currently spends her time thinking and writing about gender and other issues. In this article she cynically yet … Continue reading

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Abortion Myths Dispelled

Abortion stigma leads to several myths and misconceptions. Two days ago, we received a newsletter from Abortion Review with this excellent piece on abortion myths! We woud like to share them with you. Source: Abortion Review Speaking at a London … Continue reading

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Abortion in Pakistan: Morality Becomes More Restrictive Than the Law

While on the topic of Stigma, we’d like to re-publish this guest blog by Uzma Farooq, an Advocacy Officer for Women’s Health at Shirkat Gah – Women’s Resource Centre in Pakistan. In this blog, Uzma explores the connection between the … Continue reading

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Don’t turn the clock back on women’s lives: A Testimonial From Turkey

This week we move on to another topic discussed during the Tweetathon: Attitude Among Providers of Abortion. We decided to republish a testimonial written by Prof. Ayse Akin, a leading practitioner, and women’s rights activist in Turkey, who helped pave … Continue reading

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