Category Archives: Monthly Columns

A. For Abortion!

The Abortion Dictionary is a fortnightly blog series and is an attempt to dispel myths and provide safe and reliable information about safe abortion and attendant issues. We start with the basics and cover a range of topics from A-Z, … Continue reading

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Why Language Matters!

“Violent.” “Sickening.” “Disgusting.” “Inhuman.” These are all words regularly used by prominent media sources to stigmatize and mislead on the reality of abortion. Such words are often used to smear and shame women who exercise the right to an abortion. … Continue reading

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There is a Moral Case for Abortion- A new book A new perspective!

“Access to abortion is an integral part of women’s reproductive health care and women have the ethical right to receive this along with other supportive services”- Ann Furedi Abortion has historically been a contentious issue on several grounds including moral, … Continue reading

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Word Of The Month: Advocacy

  This month our theme has been Role of Information and Technology and Online Activism- So, the apt word of the month would be Advocacy. We therefore would like to repurpose this post by Dr. Suchitra Dalvie’s  What do we understand by this … Continue reading

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Should we be proud or ashamed when Vietnam has one of the highest abortion rates in the world?- By Youth champion Le Hoang Minh Son

Should we be proud or ashamed when Vietnam has one of the highest abortion rates in the world? On the Internet, it’s very easy to search “abortion in Vietnam” and get the result: “Vietnam has one of the highest abortion … Continue reading

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