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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 … Continue reading

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Sex-Selection Spawns Mislaid Antagonism against Abortions in India

Discrimination against girls leading to female infanticide and now to sex selection has always been a huge problem in India. In fact, the Female Infanticide Act was passed as long ago as 1870. But recently, the extremely skewed sex ratio … Continue reading

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