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Women don’t need an instruction manual on how to behave in society. We have it memorized.

We were given that manual when we were mere children, not old enough or even mature enough to understand the sexual nuances of a simple touch. The concern that people have for women’s safety in this country is justifiable, and … Continue reading

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Safe Abortion Is A Human Right

Today, December 10 is International Human Rights day, and a great time to remember that women’s access to reproductive health is incomplete without access to safe abortion services. Denying women this right to determine the outcome of their pregnancies and … Continue reading

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Death From Unsafe Abortions – Not Always Measured

The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals aim to end poverty by 2015. Two of its many concerns are reproductive health, and gender equality. A report published this year measures the progress made in these sectors, and outlines the steps that … Continue reading

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Reproductive Rights: One Glove Does Not Fit All – Part 2

Traditional Barriers: The Indian middle classes have been quick to welcome the change in economic progression, and there’s a surge in the number of middle-class students entering professional courses, or taking up well-paid jobs. But while education should equip men … Continue reading

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Asia at the Global Summit for Family Planning: A Quick Recap of the Morning Session

Six Asian countries spoke at the summit during the morning session: India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Korea and Japan Some points that stood out were: 1.Philippines plan to spend up to 15 million dollars on family planning with the aim of … Continue reading

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