Category Archives: Country Of The Month

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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Call for Women’s Right to Abortion in Lebanon

The wave of change hasn’t reached Lebanon yet. Today under the Lebanese law abortion is illegal under all circumstances. by Jadaliyya Reports The following article was originally published in http://www.jadaliyya.com  Abortion laws have become an international political issue, resulting in continuing debates leading … Continue reading

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July 2014: Abortions in India

Under the ambit of Indian Law, the Indian Penal Code of 1860 was the first legal instrument to address abortions. It criminalized them and included severe punitive measures against the woman and the abortion provider. With time, this created a … Continue reading

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Infographic: Abortions in Pakistan

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Country of the Month: Pakistan

Approximately 890,000 abortions occur every year in Pakistan. How’s that for autonomy and choice? While often viewed as a patriarchal nation with a mindset that is steeped in antagonism towards women, the landscape in Pakistan has seen a lot of … Continue reading

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