Tag Archives: Abortion law

Abortion in India: The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

Four decades after legalization of abortion, poor women in India still do not have access to safe abortion services. Part of addressing this challenge requires an understanding of the legal framework for liberalizing abortion, starting with the MTP Act of … Continue reading

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The Legal Profession And Safe Abortion : Exploring Ties

This article was first published on Aug 5, 2013 under the topic “Law and Abortion”. Now we are republishing it for the theme “Access” Sexual and Reproductive rights and health for the women of Asia sometimes appears to be a … Continue reading

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Join Us This Month For Discussions On the Law

“Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.” Howard Zinn Illegal, or unlawful, is used to describe something that is prohibited or not authorized by law. Which of course raises the immediate … Continue reading

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Country Of The Month: Iran

Abortion is legal in Iran but highly restricted. ASAP Youth Champion Nikzad Zangeneh describes the abortion law in Iran, and its history in this post.  Law related to Abortion: Abortion can be done only during the first four months if the … Continue reading

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