Lessons From the Death of Savita Halappanavar – A digest

This week, ASAP’s blog covered the death of Savita Halappanavar and discussed several restricting factors that affect women’s choices in Ireland, and in other parts of the world.

To read these, please see the following articles

Savita Halappanavar: A Preventable Death
Religion and Abortion
Gender and Abortion
Law and Abortion
Class and Abortion.

Savita’s death was a tragic shock for her family. ASAP endorses the protesters view that “Never Again” should a woman die from the lack of comprehensive health options.

Watch below the protest video in Dublin, which shows the women and men who came to observe Savita’s death, and march in protest.


About Shweta Krishnan

Shweta Krishnan was the Communication and Networking Officer For the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership between June 2012 and March 2014. She is a feminist writer with a background in medicine, and has a strong commitment to promoting sexual and reproductive rights for all.
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