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Until September 26, 2002 abortion was criminal in Nepal. Women were imprisoned for terminating pregnancies, for miscarriages, and for the birth of dead babies. Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) at 870 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births was one of … Continue reading
Task Shifting has done two wonders for Nepal. First, it’s helped with increasing access for safe abortion: women living in rural areas, and in remote, hilly regions have access to Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) though the Manual Vacuum Aspiration method … Continue reading
On the first day of ASAP’s Mid-level Providers Exchange Study Tour Programme at Katmandu last week, our participants — experienced nurses and midwives from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh — met an earnest activist from Nepal’s National Women’s Commission: Ms. Mohana … Continue reading
This month, mark your calendars: September 28 is the International Day for the Decriminalization of Abortions. In that week, all nations will come together to demand for women’s rights to safe and legal abortions. ASAP has exciting events planned: a … Continue reading