Category Archives: Stigma, Religion and Social Barriers

Global Gag Reflex?!

10 things you need to know about the global gag rule! 1. How GGR came to be The Mexico City Policy was first introduced in 1984 by the then President of United States Ronald Reagan. Ever since, The United States … Continue reading

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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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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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