Asia Pacific

The Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network (PINSAN) and WGNRR will hold an afternoon of conversation with women and human rights groups, health providers, educators, and youth entitled Defying Odds: Addressing Challenges on Post-Abortion Care on September 28 (1-4 pm) in Quezon City. The event is intended to discuss current situation on abortion, specifically how unsafe abortion practices impact women’s health and […]

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Sept28 Events in Indonesia

Samsara Indonesia is launching events in Jogjakarta in support of Sept28 Global Day of Action. Please find below list of activities: Flashmob (September 24, Sunday) Flashmob at an open public space where locals in Jogjakarta gather for Sunday exercises. Samsara staff will be wearing symbolic t-shirts dancing to the tune of Better When I Am Dancing and […]

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ASAP Online Film Festival September 2017

Great news! ASAP’s Online Film Festival is back! ASAP will be sharing different online films about the realities women face in different countries in Asia related to abortion rights. There will also be films about the resistance, the movement and the work of ASAP Youth Champions in advancing women and girls human rights. Follow their […]

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Support the proposed amendment to the abortion law in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka there is a process currently underway in cabinet to present the amendment to the abortion law that will allow abortions in two instances: 1. When the mother carries a foetus with Lethal Congenital Malformation. 2. When a woman becomes pregnant as a result of rape. We urge the government to bring this […]

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Safe abortion advocates ask for empathy in Sept. 28 campaign

www.pinsan.org   Press Release  Safe abortion advocates ask for empathy in Sept. 28 campaign Manila, Sept. 28, 2016–“If this happened to you, what would you do?” This is the question asked by advocates from the Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network (PINSAN) as they celebrate the Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion. “When […]

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HOW ABOUT STEPPING INTO OUR SHOES?

Original link Written by: Bonita Sharma Editted by: Smriti Thapa, Coordinator  After 14 years of legalization of abortion which led to reduced maternal mortality related to unsafe abortion and improved women’s health in Nepal, it is really sad to state abortion is still stigmatized in the country which has restricted women’s access to safe abortion. […]

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