Reproductive Health Matters Hindi Edition on ‘Abortion and Rights’

Reproductive Health Matters’ volume on abortion and rights is now available in Hindi. We are happy to share this information with you. Please share widely with your networks! For more information and for hard copies contact or Meenu Pandey at

Abortion and Rights in Hindi | Issue # 6, 2012

CREA is delighted to announce the sixth edition of the journal Reproductive Health Matters in Hindi, on ‘Abortion and Rights’.

In this edition

This edition is a compilation of eleven articles on issues related to Abortion and Rights. The articles examine various issues, such as criminalisation of abortion, impact of religion and cultural norms on women’s bodies and rights, sex selection, quality of and access to health services, and public health policy related to women’s rights to bodily autonomy. This edition consists of case studies, research studies, and strategic discussions from India and different countries of Asia, Europe, and South America. We hope this edition would be helpful for Hindi readers.

To get the copies of this edition

For free hard copies please, contact us at or Meenu Pandey at

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Please send us the contact information of people/organisations who you think would be interested in receiving a copy of this publication.

About CREA

Founded in 2000, CREA is a feminist human rights organisation based in New Delhi, India. It is one of the few international women’s rights organisations based in the global South, led by Southern feminists, which works at the grassroots, national, regional, and international levels. Together with partners from a diverse range of human rights movements and networks, CREA works to advance the rights of women and girls, and the sexual and reproductive freedoms of all people. CREA advocates for positive social change through national and international fora, and provides training and learning opportunities to global activists and leaders through its Institutes.

About Reproductive Health Matters

Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) is an independent charity, producing in-depth publications on reproductive and sexual health and rights for an international, multi-disciplinary audience.

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Many thanks to Reproductive Health Matters, UK, for continued collaboration with CREA. Thanks to Renu Khanna and Suchitra Dalvie for advising us on the selection of articles for this edition. Thanks to Gaurav Bhargava, Nidhi Agarwal, and Sominder Kumar for translating and reviewing the articles. We also want to thank Reproductive Health Matters, UK, and other donors to CREA for their support to make this edition possible. Special thanks to Meenu Pandey and Shalini Singh, who coordinated this project, and to all CREA staff. Without them this project would not be possible.

Previous editions of RHM in Hindi

Issue 1, 2006- Sexuality and Rights
Issue 2, 2007- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Adolescents
Issue 3, 2008- Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
Issue 4, 2009- HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: A Discussion
Issue 5, 2011- Criminalisation

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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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