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Abortion Care Providers SAVE LIVES!

Establishing a Network of Health Care Professionals Medical and nursing professionals have always been at the forefront of providing care in difficult and dangerous situations and have stepped up on behalf of the vulnerable and marginalized during natural disasters, wars … Continue reading

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Women with disabilities attend an SRHR workshop in Lahore, Pakistan

The largest minority in this world is the disabled population as said by United Nation’s Enable. Majority of them are living in the South Asia and the largest chunk comprises of women. Even being one of the most vulnerable and … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know about Abortion Service in Nepal

I am pro-choice and I support women’s right to safe abortion, I would like to share 10 things you should know about abortion service in Nepal. Legalization of Abortion: There are legal conditions under which you can go ahead with abortion … Continue reading

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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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The way PCPNDT ACT is being implemented currently deters medical practitioners from performing abortions and is consequently forcing women towards illegal and unsafe abortions.

Preet Manjusha, ASAP Youth Champion, carried out an exploratory study through her organization Samyak, to document the knowledge and perspectives of private practitioners regarding abortion-related laws. The study also explored practitioners’ interactions and experiences with the PCPNDT (Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal … Continue reading

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