Category Archives: Laws and International Conventions

Being a Feminist Gynaecologist in the Patriarchal World of Medicine | #MyGynaecStory

This piece has been published as a part of the Health Over Stigma campaign, which is aimed at dismantling the stigma surrounding sexual health of unmarried women, and demanding accountability from medical service providers for stigma-free, non judgemental sexual and reproductive healthcare … Continue reading

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How parents explain induced abortion to kids in China

My name is Jiawei Hu. I am a teacher of net sexuality education for children and the founder of a social enterprise specializing in child sexuality education. In addition to giving sexuality education classes to these children, I often give … Continue reading

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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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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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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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