Author Archives: Smriti Thapa

About Smriti Thapa

Smriti Thapa is one of ASAP's Youth Champions in Nepal. A trained nurse, Smriti is particularly concerned with access to safe abortion, task-shifting, and the role of mid-level providers.

DENIAL OF ACCESS TO SAFE ABORTION IS A FORM OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Violence against women is a serious human rights violation, and important public health problem with substantial consequences for women’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health. This recognition was further strengthened by agreements at key international conferences like the Convention on … Continue reading

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Youth and Safe Abortion Services

“There is only one good, knowledge and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates It was the summer of 2009. I was posted for my gynecologist outpatient department (OPD) posting during my undergrad days in nursing. It was a public hospital so … Continue reading

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Attitude change in a young doctor- Interview by Smriti Thapa

Dr. Alok Pradhan is a young, talented doctor from eastern part of Nepal. He is currently serving as junior resident in the department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal. As part of junior residency, he is posted … Continue reading

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MY BODY MY RIGHT: YOUNG FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way, on a quiet day, and I can hear her breathing: Arundhati Roy Ever since my childhood, I vividly remember the subtle social differences that society had created for me. … Continue reading

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SDGs: MORE IMPORTANT FOR NEPAL THAN EVER!!!

April 25th, 2015……….. nothing was the same for Nepal as a massive 7.8 rector scale magnitude earth quake brought about massive destruction. It took the lives of more than 10,000 people and more than half of them were women and … Continue reading

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