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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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Saima’s Dilemma

Naureen Lalani, ASAP Youth Champion, Pakistan. On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, 2017, Naureen reflects on the need to provide access to safe abortion services so that girls grow up with the ability to make the … Continue reading

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Women with disabilities attend an SRHR workshop in Lahore, Pakistan

The largest minority in this world is the disabled population as said by United Nation’s Enable. Majority of them are living in the South Asia and the largest chunk comprises of women. Even being one of the most vulnerable and … 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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The way PCPNDT ACT is being implemented currently deters medical practitioners from performing abortions and is consequently forcing women towards illegal and unsafe abortions.

Preet Manjusha, ASAP Youth Champion, carried out an exploratory study through her organization Samyak, to document the knowledge and perspectives of private practitioners regarding abortion-related laws. The study also explored practitioners’ interactions and experiences with the PCPNDT (Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal … Continue reading

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