Category Archives: International Conferences/Days

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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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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Saima’s Dilemma

Naureen Lalani, ASAP Youth Champion, Pakistan. On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, 2017, Naureen reflects on the need to provide access to safe abortion services so that girls grow up with the ability to make the … 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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Every Day is Labour Day for Women !!

Today, 1st May is celebrated internationally as Labour Day. It is an annual holiday in many countries to celebrate the achievements of workers. http://time.com/3836834/may-day-labor-history/ Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which … Continue reading

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