Category Archives: International Days

blogs on international days of relevance

Women don’t need an instruction manual on how to behave in society. We have it memorized.

We were given that manual when we were mere children, not old enough or even mature enough to understand the sexual nuances of a simple touch. The concern that people have for women’s safety in this country is justifiable, and … Continue reading

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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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Abortion should be a women’s right other than a contraceptive method or a population control tool!

Talking about Population Policies and its impact on abortion rights in China -Yu Yang, Youth Champion   As a Chinese youth champion of ASAP, people once asked me: since abortion was already legalized a long time ago in your country, … Continue reading

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10 Facts on World Population Day 2017

Fact 1: In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. … Continue reading

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Mother’s mother’s mother’s Day

One more Mothers’ Day comes and goes with the usual messages, reminders, stories, interviews with new moms and old, and the inevitable advertisements (you are precious to her, now give her something else that is precious….fade out to a stunning … Continue reading

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