Tag Archives: reproductive justice

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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A Feminist Perspective for Safe Abortions in India: In Conversation with Dr. Manisha Gupte

The different contexts within which women undergo abortion need to be understood and appreciated. There is no single monolithic right to abortion. To access the right to abortion, women need to be free of coercion from family or the State, from … 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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Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Part 1

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

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Reproductive Rights: One Glove Does Not Fit All – Part 1

Reproductive Justice is powerful on many counts: it links the well-being of individuals to that of their communities; it is a holistic understanding of a person — a vision that matches our experience; it is a bold and inspiring political … Continue reading

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