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This International Safe Abortion Day, our report on ‘Assessing the Judiciary's Role in Access to Safe Abortion’ co-authored by Anubha Rastogi, Campaign Advisory Group Member, Raunaq Chandrashekar, Public Policy Consultant and Hon'ble (Retd.) Justice Mridula Bhatkar launched the report and addressed the gathering. The day was also marked with a panel discussion on ‘Is Judiciary furthering women’s sexual and reproductive rights or unconsciously putting more barriers for women in their journeys to access safe abortion?’
The event witnessed participation from 65 people including representation from judicial and medical fraternity, friends from media and civil society groups.
People Reached: 5,127
International Safe Abortion Day 2019
The eminent panellists were Dr Atul Ganatra, Vice President, FOGSI; Anubha Rastogi, Advocate; Dipika Jain, Professor of Law, Jindal Global Law School; Japleen Pasricha, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Feminism in India; Dr Sunita Mittal, Director & HOD, Fortis Memorial Research Institute and Vrinda Grover, Advocate, Supreme Court of India.
What’s New?
We just launched a report on ‘Assessing the Judiciary's Role in Access to Safe Abortion’ which provides an analysis of Supreme Court and High Court judgements in India on Medical Terminationof Pregnancy requests from June 2016-April 2019.
Report on ‘Assessing the Judiciary's Role in Access to Safe Abortion’
We are excited to share that we are 109 partners strong now! We thank our partners who have extended their support in our advocacy efforts towards advancing access to #SafeAbortion in India.
We are 109 partners now!
Our new website is up and running after it underwent a complete makeover.
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Our advocacy efforts find place in esteemed dailies which help us in amplifying our voice for change.
  • Indian Chemists Are Not Stocking Medical Abortion Pills Anymore, Putting Millions of Women at Risk
The Swaddle | 23rd September 2019
  • Why Indian Pharmacies Are Reluctant To Stock Abortion Pills
India Spend | 26th September 2019
  • Glaring Shortage of Abortion Pills in Chemist Stores Across Four States
The Hindu Business Line | 29th August 2019
  • Just 1.2% Chemists Stock Abortion Pills in Maharashtra: Study
The Hindu | 31st August 2019
  • India’s Abortion Laws: How Far They’ve Come, and How Far They Still Have To Go
The Swaddle | 30th September 2019
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Pratigya Campaign for Gender Equality and Safe Abortion is a network of individuals and organisations working towards protecting and advancing women’s rights and their access to safe abortion care in India.
The campaign advocates with governments, organisations and media at the national and state levels on issues of women’s empowerment and women’s access to healthcare services.
The Campaign focuses on four thematic and strategic areas: a) Provider Support b) Medical Abortion c) Legal landscape around abortion d) Alliance Building
Every person that joins the movement gives more strength and impetus to our larger goal of ensuring access to safe and legal abortion in India.
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