Category Archives: Ideologies

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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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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Awareness: The only approach to abort stigma

When the removal of a foetus can save the life of an adult, therefore avoiding mishaps of sacrificing two lives at a time, termination of pregnancies should gain its approval.  In Malaysia, abortion is permissible when a pregnancy may pose … 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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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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