WELCOME TO Asia Safe Abortion Partnership Website
Every day thousands of Asian women driven by desperation, poverty and social stigma seek help from unskilled providers, or quacks, to end unplanned pregnancies.
To promote, protect and advance women’s sexual and reproductive rights and health in Asia, by promoting access to comprehensive safe abortion services and by reducing unsafe abortion and its complications.
(Explanation: Access refers to all its components such as geographical, financial, sensitive, continuity of care. Comprehensive services include pre-procedure counselling, a full range of safe and effective methods, post-abortion care and contraception, as well as emergency referral services as needed)
- Objective 1: To increase the availability of evidence-based and scientific information on safe abortion, including medical abortion, and to facilitate its dissemination and use among members and other relevant stakeholders.
- Objective 2: To increase the capacities of the network and its members to advocate and network for access to safe abortion as a human right.
- Objective 3: To promote technologies and service delivery systems (to include mainstream and alternative) for safer abortion access.
- Objective 4: To increase the visibility of a right-based approach to safe abortion at local, regional, and global forums (physical as well as media spaces).
Campaign: 2021 – #AbortionRightsMatter
Like each year, this year too ASAP interacted with the Youth Champions, Country Advocacy Networks, and partners across Asia, to amplify the voices of the community with regards to safe abortion access. We received a great response as a lot of women raised their concerns about the abortion laws in their respective countries.
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