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You Are Invited: Panel at APCRSHR: Unsafe Abortion – Not Merely A Number

Today the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership and the Women’s Global Network For Reproductive Rights are happy to present a panel on why unsafe abortion is not merely a number. Join us at the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual … Continue reading

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Teen Pregnancy Rate Remains High Due To Lack Of Contraception

This article was first published on VNS. Click here for the original article.  More than a third of young Vietnamese still lack access to the contraception they need, as a result, the rates of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions are still … Continue reading

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Food For Thought!

One of the themes that came up during our tweetathon was religious conservatism and the abortion stigma it engenders. Several tweeters were worried that religious fundamentalists and conservative politicians were forcing countries to take a step back, and curtail rights that had … 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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