Tag Archives: barriers of safe abortion

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Many of us greeted the news with cautious optimism when we heard that yesterday the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister had approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Bill … Continue reading

Posted in Access and Barriers, Access For Young People, Advocacy, Feminism, VAW, SRHR, Marginalized Women, Pro-Choice Discussions, Services, Providers and Hotlines, Stigma, Religion and Social Barriers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Mid-Level Providers: Five Voices From Nepal

Access to safe abortion, does not depend on the law alone. In some countries, where the law already permits abortion, access is restricted because of a small workforce in the hospitals. In recent times, many countries have handled this by … Continue reading

Posted in Access and Barriers, ASAP's Events, Services, Providers and Hotlines | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Mid-Level Providers: Five Voices From Nepal

Addressing Barriers to Safe Abortions

This July, statistics published for the Global Family Planning Summit revealed that every year over 20 million women have unsafe abortions worldwide. Yet, safe abortion remains a controversial topic at most international conventions, and over 25% of the world has … Continue reading

Posted in Access and Barriers, Laws and International Conventions, Stigma, Religion and Social Barriers | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments