Category Archives: Blogs By Youth Champions

Global Gag Reflex?!

10 things you need to know about the global gag rule! 1. How GGR came to be The Mexico City Policy was first introduced in 1984 by the then President of United States Ronald Reagan. Ever since, The United States … 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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The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

– By Neelam Punjani, Youth Champion Pakistan I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to participate in the 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations as a Youth Delegate. It was a truly transformative experience. … Continue reading

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Debating Right from Wrong: What are Medical Morals?

– Shreeya Mashelkar, Youth Champion, India How do we decide what’s wrong and what’s right? Every time we read a piece of news in the daily newspaper, or hear opposing views in an argument, we make up our mind as … Continue reading

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Removing Abortion Stigma among Young People

Rupesh Thapa, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal Coming close on the heels of his participation in YCAN’s Youth Advocacy Institute, and a broader, sectoral push to include adolescents in the conversations on SRHR, Rupesh reflects on the impact that a lack of … Continue reading

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