Tag Archives: reproductive choice

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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An Open Letter on the Importance of Reproductive Choice: Ann Furedi

Choice does not necessarily have to be in a name. But it needs to be at the core of our values, because respect for women’s capacity to decide really does matter, writes Ann Furedi on RH Reality Check.  I want … Continue reading

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Empowerment and Autonomy at Nepal

Task Shifting has done two wonders for Nepal. First, it’s helped with increasing access for safe abortion: women living in rural areas, and in remote, hilly regions have access to Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) though the Manual Vacuum Aspiration method … Continue reading

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Rethinking China’s Family Planning Policies

July 2012 was marked by an important event: the Global Family Planning Summit in London. On the 11th, world leaders discussed the need to formulate comprehensive family planning services for the women in their countries. Though some promising commitments were … Continue reading

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Choice and Reproductive Justice

Choice resonates most with women who see themselves as having choices; not with those who don’t. – Marlene Gerber Fried, 10 Reasons to Rethink Reproductive “Choice”, Different Takes, Fall 2008   Across Asia, several women are driven by poverty alone … Continue reading

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