Category Archives: Access and Barriers

You Too

The fact that even someone like her needed to say this shows us how difficult it is for women to navigate and succeed in what is, essentially, even now, a man’s world. All systems that matter—law, justice, executive, police, judiciary, medicine, … Continue reading

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Debating Right from Wrong: What are Medical Morals?

– Shreeya Mashelkar, Youth Champion, India How do we decide what’s wrong and what’s right? Every time we read a piece of news in the daily newspaper, or hear opposing views in an argument, we make up our mind as … Continue reading

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Bearing the Brunt of Crisis: Women in Conflict Areas

The last decade has seen a drastic increase in the number of people who are displaced or living in conflict zones, and in need of humanitarian assistance. As is the case when it comes to living with vulnerabilities, the lives … Continue reading

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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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