Category Archives: Archives

Don’t Safe Abortions contribute to World Health?

The World Health Day marks the creation of the World Health Organization (W.H.O). The W.H.O was established in 1948 to provide direction to global health policy to ensure quality healthcare for all. http://www.who.int/en/ The theme for World Health Day this … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, International Days | Comments Off on Don’t Safe Abortions contribute to World Health?

Meet the ASAP Change makers III

Commemorating #IWD2017 we are celebrating work of our young women champions in promoting women’s access to safe abortion in their region. This blog series is an attempt to acclaim their power as #ASAPChangemakers !!  – See more at: http://asap-asia.org/blog/#sthash.NqtPhJ8h.dpuf Youth … Continue reading

Posted in Archives | Comments Off on Meet the ASAP Change makers III

V Day for Valentines as well as Victory over our own Bodies!- by Surabhi Shrivastava

Over the past month or so, my phone has been abuzz, almost every day, with Google alerts about news stories related to abortion. Surprisingly, most have been from mainstream (English language) Indian newspapers, either reporting about the filing of court … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, International Days | Comments Off on V Day for Valentines as well as Victory over our own Bodies!- by Surabhi Shrivastava

The time is now! A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation

  “Sustainable development demands full human rights for all women and girls. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises an end to this practice by 2030.”- UN Secretary General Female Genital Mutilation reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes … Continue reading

Posted in Access and Barriers, Archives, International Conferences/Days, International Days | Comments Off on The time is now! A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation

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

Posted in Access and Barriers, Advocacy, Archives, Marginalized Women, Stigma, Religion and Social Barriers | Comments Off on Don’t have sex if you have a disability?!