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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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Abortion in Pakistan: Morality Becomes More Restrictive Than the Law

While on the topic of Stigma, we’d like to re-publish this guest blog by Uzma Farooq, an Advocacy Officer for Women’s Health at Shirkat Gah – Women’s Resource Centre in Pakistan. In this blog, Uzma explores the connection between the … 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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Call For Applications: Youth Champions – An Advocacy Institute for Safe Abortion Rights

The Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP – www.asap-asia.org) invites applications from young persons living and working in Asia to join the Advocacy Institute for Safe Abortion Rights to be held in Mumbai, India from Wed 31st October to Sat 3rd … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Loopholes In The Law

Laws are meant to protect the weakest and the most vulnerable. But what happens when ill-defined discriminatory laws fail to recognize the needs of some of these very individuals, or selectively overlook their rights? Inna Hudaya, the founder of Samsara … Continue reading

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