Tag Archives: access to safe abortion

Let’s get our medicines from the pharmacist!

Shreejana Bajracharya, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty falls on the 17th of October every year. On this ocassion, Sreejana reflects on whether poverty is the only factor that influences access to safe abortions for … Continue reading

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September 28 and Beyond

It has been an incredible feeling to see so many events being organized across the globe in support of the International Day for Decriminalization of Abortion!! Decriminalization is indeed an idea, whose time has come. The internet has enabled this … Continue reading

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Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Part 3

Until September 26, 2002 abortion was criminal in Nepal. Women were imprisoned for terminating pregnancies, for miscarriages, and for the birth of dead babies. Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) at 870 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births was one of … Continue reading

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Addressing Barriers to Safe Abortions

This July, statistics published for the Global Family Planning Summit revealed that every year over 20 million women have unsafe abortions worldwide. Yet, safe abortion remains a controversial topic at most international conventions, and over 25% of the world has … Continue reading

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