Category Archives: Access and Barriers

The time is now! A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation

  “Sustainable development demands full human rights for all women and girls. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises an end to this practice by 2030.”- UN Secretary General Female Genital Mutilation reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes … Continue reading

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Don’t have sex if you have a disability?!

Girls, boys, men, women living with disabilities have sexual desires just like anyone else! But their sexual and reproductive health and rights are often disregarded by society and overlooked by policymakers. It is assumed that they are somehow asexual. Women … Continue reading

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Denial of Abortion Services in Nepal

This was originally published on Kumari: A Feminist blog of our youth Champion Shreejana https://ceezana10.wordpress.com/2016/09/05/denial-of-abortion-service-in-nepal/ In 2002, abortion was legalized in Nepal and made widely available. Abortion is permitted up to 12 weeks gestation on request and up to 18 … Continue reading

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Non Mother’s day

Now that M Day has come and gone, and all those who are mothers have been given gifts/ cards/ flowers/ breakfast in bed by the children who love them………….let us move on to the world where a mother could be … Continue reading

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Musings on Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

Will future generations look back on these days and wonder what was wrong with us that we did not allow such basic rights to women to terminate an unwanted pregnancy that is growing inside her own body? Somewhat in the … Continue reading

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