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Do Legal Professionals in Sri Lanka Believe Abortion Is A Woman’s Right?

In Sri Lanka, due to the clandestine nature of induced abortions, there is a lack of reliable data. Various studies estimate induced abortion number anywhere between 150 000 to 175 000 abortions per year. A study conducted by the World … Continue reading

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Do Legal Professionals in Phillipines Believe Abortion Is A Woman’s Right?

The Revised Population Act of 1972 in Philippines was categorical that abortion was an unacceptable method of birth control. Yet, according to an International Planned Parenthood Federation report, the number of induced abortions per year in Philippines range from 155,000 to 750,000. … Continue reading

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Do Legal Professionals in Pakistan Believe Abortion Is A Woman’s Right?

The prevalence of induced abortion in Pakistan is difficult to determine with any accuracy because of lack of accurate data.  A study conducted by Population Council in urban as well as rural areas of four provinces at the turn of … Continue reading

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Do Legal Professionals in Nepal Believe Abortion Is A Woman’s Right?

Abortion was a criminal offense in Nepal until 2002. The earlier prohibition of abortion in Nepal that criminalized abortion violated women’s right to equality and non-discrimination and contradicted the commitment articulated in CEDAW. The evidence through various studies also showed disproportionate … Continue reading

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Do Legal Professionals in Malaysia Believe Abortion Is A Woman’s Right?

Induced abortion in Malaysia is permitted under specific conditions. Both 1st and 2nd Trimester abortion services are available right up to 22 weeks gestation. The methods most commonly used as D&E and hysterotomy. The traditional ‘Jamu’ (herbal remedies) and ‘Urut’ … Continue reading

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