Pratigya Rights
Presenting 'The Pratigya Connect' - an all-new rendition of our monthly newsletter!
Pratigya Campaign is a network of individuals and organisations working towards a singular objective - protecting and advancing women's rights and their access to safe abortion care in India.
Along with a refreshing outlook, sharper content, we also have brand-new sections!
You'll find updates about our campaigns, news and highlights from our coalition members, and commentary on major events regarding women's rights from all over the world.
We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed creating it.
Campaign Corner
It's time to #ShameLessLearnMore
Breaking shame and stigma heavily surrounding Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness is the only way we can begin to learn more about it. It's only a first step towards a society where everyone accepts and understands sexual and reproductive rights. Our campaign brought together powerful statements from public figures and young people about their views on sexual health. Head over to our social media to see the entire campaign.
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Campaign Corner - It's time to #ShameLessLearnMore
Coalition News
Let's hear from our partners
Have we come a long way, or do we have a long way to go?
Learn about the evolution of abortion laws in India and the inclusion of a basket of choices from Dr. Kalpana Apte, Secretary General of Family Planning Association of India, Member organisation of Pratigya Campaign coalition.
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Educating women and girls about sexual health
We're excited to announce that our partner Hidden Pockets Collective has successfully reached around 900 women and 400 girls through their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Menstrual Health and Hygiene workshops.
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How technology participates in social inequalities
Ever wondered why most virtual assistants are set to a female voice by default? Social inequalities seep into all aspects of our lives, even the internet and technology. Our partner, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP) conducted an intriguing discussion about 'Shaping Safer Online Spaces.'
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Unwrapping biggest challenges for safe abortions
Our Campaign Advisory Group (CAG) member and independent lawyer Anubha Rastogi shares some brilliant insights about the accessibility of abortion in India, highlighting the obstacles and challenges in this article by The Logical Indian, featuring reports by Pratigya Campaign and Foundation for Reproductive Health Services (FRHS) India.
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Intersectionality never leaves anyone behind
No discussion of rights is complete without addressing ableism. Our partner CREA collaborated with Revival Disability Magazine for Global Disability Summit 2022 to discuss cross movement collaboration at the intersections of disability, gender, and sexuality and outline strategies to collectively dismantle ableism.
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What are we really achieving by raising the minimum age for marriage?
The past few months have seen varied opinions and heated debates on the decision to raise the legal marrying age of women from 18 to 21. In this article, VS Chandrashekar, Country Director at MSI Reproductive Choices, Tanzania, highlights the role of economic conditions and caste system in determining whether women get to have a say in their marriage.
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Word Around The World
Surrogacy Regulation Act, 2021 and Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021
These Acts not only restrict reproductive rights and discriminate based on gender and marital status, but also impose an exclusionary idea of a family, dictating that only a particular segment of society has the right to have a family.
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Facebook censors sexual health ads
The social media giant's 'adult content' policies have been restricting circulation of ads related breastfeeding, menopause, pelvic pain, postpartum comfort.
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Take a 'Pratigya' -
Pledge for Equal and Safer Abortion Rights
Work | Donate | E-Volunteer | Partner With Us
Work along with us to guarantee an equal right to safe abortion and effective healthcare for all.
Donate - Contribute to our campaign and keep the fight for reproductive rights and gender equality alive.
E-volunteer - Help us raise awareness about reproductive rights and gender equality by becoming an e-volunteer with us and contributing from your homes.
Partner with us - Come, let's work together with equal synergies to guarantee rights to universal access to safe abortion for all.
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