Category Archives: Access For Young People

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Many of us greeted the news with cautious optimism when we heard that yesterday the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister had approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Bill … 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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10 Things You Should Know about Abortion Service in Nepal

I am pro-choice and I support women’s right to safe abortion, I would like to share 10 things you should know about abortion service in Nepal. Legalization of Abortion: There are legal conditions under which you can go ahead with abortion … Continue reading

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Adolescents in Asia are most vulnerable to unsafe abortions and have a right to receive comprehensive sexual education.

Youth Champion Lakmini Perera highlights the vulnerability of adolescents in seeking abortions. This infographic depicts barriers that adolescents in Asia and in specific Sri Lanka face when accessing abortion services. It emphasizes the need for Comprehensive Sexual Education (CSE) as … Continue reading

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