Category Archives: Stigma, Religion and Social Barriers

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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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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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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