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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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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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Good Reads on the Global Family Planning Summit

This week I read several great reviews of the July 11 Family Planning Summit. Some great reads: 1. The Morning After – An Initial Assessment of the London Family Planning Summit: With a title like that, one has to expect a … Continue reading

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The 2012 Global Family Planning Summit in London: A Quick Guide

For the weekend, we are happy to present all our blogs on the 2012 Global Family Planning Summit in London. There will be more in the upcoming week, including interviews with a few prominent social scientists who attended the conference. … Continue reading

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