Iby Ryo Yokoe, Rachel Rowe, Saswati Sanyal Choudhury, Anjali Rani, Farzana Zahir, Manisha Nair BMJ Global Health, 2019 May;4(3) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001491 (Open access) Abstract [adjusted odds ratios omitted, text added from main article] Introduction: Unsafe abortion is a preventable cause of maternal mortality. While studies … Continued
This new collection of papers edited by Sonia Corrêa and Richard Parker is the fourth publication of Sexuality Policy Watch’s most recent cycle of transnational analyses of sexual politics, begun in 2015. It comprises seven articles chartering main trends and debates at work in sexual politics in Africa, the Anglo-Caribbean Region, Europe, Latin America, post-Soviet countries as well as China and India.
Women tell their abortion stories Video by Feminism in India Different women have different experiences of abortion. Let’s create judgment-free spaces for them to talk about it. One of the easiest and most powerful ways to break stigma is … Continued
When women who approach doctors are denied abortion, they are forced to find a safe abortion some other way. The result? Unsafe abortion is the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India. For her first termination of pregnancy, Aishwarya … Continued
Under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, abortion beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy can be done only with permission from a high court. In Mumbai in late December, a 14-year-old rape victim approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to … Continued