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My Journey Towards Becoming an Agent of Change

Shreeya Mashelkar, ASAP Youth Champion, India.   It has just been 1 year since I came in touch with the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership. I had never had reason to have an opinion about abortions before that since I had … Continue reading

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Understanding myself, my sexuality

Yashoda Dhaakal I am a young, enthusiastic graduate nurse. I have never known fully about issues of sex and gender and never considered them important. I never talked about it with my friends. I never thought that discovering the meaning … 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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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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Youth Project Of The Month: ‘Tama Ba? (Is It Justified?)’

In the Philippines, abortion is criminal and cannot be performed under any circumstances. The woman herself, her provider and her family can be imprisoned and fined. It’s not easy to talk about abortion either. Anti-choice groups have a strong presence … Continue reading

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