A governor in Papua New Guinea, Powes Parkop, has called for public deabte on abortion law reform in the country. Parkop said that the current law is forcing abortion underground, endangering the lives of women.
The Northern Territory bill to liberalise access to abortion medication mifepristone (still called RU486 in Australia) was adjourned until April because Minister for Health John Elferink argued against remote access to the drug.
by Terry Bellamak In October, a group of secondary school-age feminists decided to host a big meetup in Wellington. They hailed from Wellington High, Samuel Marsden, and Wellington Girls East (Femin-Easts is their club’s name). Their purpose was to discuss … Continued
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Archive newsletter – August 2015 AUSTRALIA “Papaya Workshops”- A reflection from a medical student participant at the Children by Choice Conference, 2015 by Tessa Moody, 6th year medical student, Adelaide University 16 June 2015 http://asap-asia.org/blog/papaya-workshops-a-reflection-from-a-medical-student-participant-at-the-children-by-choice-conference-2015/#sthash.Wt4ajjqn.bMIP511Z.dpbs It was an insightful … Continued