Indian Feminist Organizations Condemn Poland’s Draconian Abortion Law

Indian Feminist Organizations Condemn Poland’s Draconian Abortion Law

April 20, 2020
Press Release

Standing in solidarity with all women for rights over their bodies, and to prioritize pro-choice abortion laws, organizations Haiyya, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership, Love Matters India and Feminism in India strongly condemn the ‘Stop Abortion’ bill discussed in Parliament of Poland amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Parliament of Poland started discussions on the ‘Stop Abortion’ Bill on Wednesday 15th April stretched till Thursday 16th April. The parliament on Thursday has sent the Bill back to the parliamentary committee for further review, but has not rejected the Bill completely, and it has the chance of resurfacing.

Continued: https://feminisminindia.com/2020/04/20/indian-feminist-organizations-polands-abortion-law/


India – Four Myths About Abortion That We Need To Stop Peddling

Four Myths About Abortion That We Need To Stop Peddling

By FII Team -
June 24, 2019

It’s high time we get rid of these pernicious myths about abortion that add to abortion stigma and make abortion harder to access for women and trans people seeking access to reproductive healthcare.

1. Abortions are dangerous.
Let’s put to rest the myth that abortions are a dangerous procedure. Abortions, when conducted by legitimate and registered medical professionals, are a very safe procedure with minimal risks.

Continued: https://feminisminindia.com/2019/06/24/myths-about-abortion/


Asia / India – FII’s Asmita Ghosh Attends ASAP Youth Advocacy Institute For Abortion Rights

FII’s Asmita Ghosh Attends ASAP Youth Advocacy Institute For Abortion Rights

By FII Team -
December 26, 2018

This December, FII Campaign Manager Asmita Ghosh was selected to be a part of the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership’s Youth Advocacy Institute. The Institute was created for activists working in sexual and reproductive health and rights from across Asia to train in abortion rights advocacy. The four-day workshop saw a mix of hands-on activities, group discussions and seminars by experts in the field.

Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP) is an abortion rights advocacy organization committed to capacity building at the regional level by connecting and boosting the work of abortion rights activists across Asia in the form of workshops, conferences and small grants.

Continued: https://feminisminindia.com/2018/12/26/asap-youth-advocacy-institute-abortion-rights/