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/