Category Archives: Marginalized Women

Autonomy and Abortion Access

  We need more girls to be born they say. We need to stop the ‘gendercide’ that is taking place across the world, they say. For social justice. For women’s rights. For human rights. While this is a compelling argument … 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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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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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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Understanding myself, my sexuality

Yashoda Dhaakal I am a young, enthusiastic graduate nurse. I have never known fully about issues of sex and gender and never considered them important. I never talked about it with my friends. I never thought that discovering the meaning … Continue reading

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