Category Archives: Laws and International Conventions

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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59th CSW through a young feminist’s eye

With the support of International Women’s Health Coalition and Asia Safe Abortion Partnership I received a small grant to conduct the first ever Beijing+20 youth review on Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and Gender equality in Sri Lanka. … Continue reading

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Social justice, world peace and women’s right to access safe abortion……………

Social justice is “justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society”.  It assigns rights and duties in the institutions of society, which enables people to receive the basic benefits and burdens of cooperation.[3] The … Continue reading

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Cutting out women’s pleasure: The brutal story of Female Genital Mutilation

“It was a dark and dingy room, where an elderly woman asked me to take off my panties, made me sit on a low wooden stool with my legs parted and then did something…I screamed out in pain,” recalls Alefia … Continue reading

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Best and Worst of 2014

Hello! It’s that time of the year again (and how quickly they seem to fly!) We all start taking stock of the year that has been and start looking forward to the year that will be. Of course, the dates … Continue reading

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