Category Archives: Access and Barriers

Learning by Doing

This blog is part of a series that catalogues the learnings and the reflections from the recently conducted 10th Anniversary Conference titled the ‘Power of Partnerships’.   – Smriti Thapa, Youth Champion, Nepal I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, … Continue reading

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Abortion in India: The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

Four decades after legalization of abortion, poor women in India still do not have access to safe abortion services. Part of addressing this challenge requires an understanding of the legal framework for liberalizing abortion, starting with the MTP Act of … Continue reading

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Removing Abortion Stigma among Young People

Rupesh Thapa, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal Coming close on the heels of his participation in YCAN’s Youth Advocacy Institute, and a broader, sectoral push to include adolescents in the conversations on SRHR, Rupesh reflects on the impact that a lack of … Continue reading

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Let’s get our medicines from the pharmacist!

Shreejana Bajracharya, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty falls on the 17th of October every year. On this ocassion, Sreejana reflects on whether poverty is the only factor that influences access to safe abortions for … Continue reading

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Romantic proposals 101 from Asia

“Son, it is time for a young man’s thoughts to turn lightly to marriage. Who better to guide you than Sukhan Uncle?? He has so much experience. He has three sons who were married and now despite the pending court … Continue reading

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