In solidarity with the Repeal the 8th Campaign in Ireland.
i) Media Interaction Programme with national partners under the leadership of the National Women Commission; ii) Candlelight march; iii) Talk show / Panel discussion; http://www.crehpa.org.np/
The 41st Thai Choices Network Meeting and 3rd Pro-Voice Campaign for the Right to Access Safe and Legal Abortion, 23rd September, 10am-7.30pm Topics include: the right to safe and legal abortion, demystifying safe abortion, the path to safe abortion, Participants/Speakers … Continued
Youth Champion Advocacy Network Nepal (Youth CANN) also participated in the candle light ceremony organized on the special occasion of the international day of action on safe abortion #sept28 , remembering all those who lost their lives due to unsafe … Continued
YANSL – Youth Advocacy Network Sri Lanka conducted an online campaign busting myths that surround abortion and also joined the #StepintoOurShoes Campaign calling upon women and girls to voice their struggles for reproductive justice. They invited quotes emphasizing the importance … Continued
YouthCANN Youth Champions Advocacy Network Nepal conducted a Flashmob along with Bhaktapur Youth Information Forum demanding universal access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services, including safe abortion, that respects their rights to privacy and confidentiality and are easily accessible, … Continued
Leila Hessini wrote a blog entitled “Destigmatizing and decriminalizing abortion: that’s our collective work” was published on Rewire, 28 September
USA Pregnant against their will, with few options, and fearing for their lives and safety “I’m in the family way again, and I’m nearly crazy, for when my husband finds out that I’m going to have another baby, he … Continued
Although abortion has been legal under broad criteria in Nepal since 2002, a significant proportion of women continue to obtain illegal, unsafe abortions, and no national estimates exist of the incidence of safe and unsafe abortions.
Background: Abortion services were legalized in India in 1972, however, the access to safe abortion services is restricted, especially in rural areas. In 2002, medical abortion using mifepristone- misoprostol was approved for termination of pregnancy, however, its use has been limited in primary care settings.