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Tag Archives: Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal
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
Today, Nepal has one of the most liberal first trimester abortion laws in South Asia, and in the world. But, this was not always so. As we saw in Part 1 of ASAP’s video series on the 10th anniversary of … Continue reading
Nepal stands out in South Asia for being one of the few countries with a liberal abortion law. Safe and legal abortions are available unconditionally in the first trimester, and offered in the second trimester to preserve the physical and … Continue reading