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Pratigya Campaign for Gender Equality and Safe Abortion 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.
Read ahead for news, highlights, and commentary on rights-based events from all over the world.
Social Scoop
Fighting to terminate
oppressive laws.
The current environment has only fueled the need to thread with care and ensure that people's reproductive rights are protected everywhere. The overturning of Roe v Wade has presented several questions around breaking away from repressive laws and overcoming the social stigma surrounding abortions. This month, we looked how accessibility of safe abortions can impact communities at large.
Social Scoop - Fighting to terminate oppressive laws.
Coalition News
Let's hear from our partners
Population control or family planning?
Population Foundation of India, through the first episode of their video series, Pop Talks, shed a light on why instead of controlling population, a larger focus needs to be made towards the availability of contraception and family planning services. This ensures that women can make educated reproductive decisions and maintain a healthy quality of life.
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20 years of catalysing change
The YP Foundation has marked 20 years of driving change with a focus on feminism, intersectionality, and youth leadership.
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Combating the issue of overpopulation
Ashutosh Kaushik, CEO, Foundation for Reproductive Health Services India makes an argument about the importance of prioritising education around family planning and accessibility of contraceptives and safe abortions. He explains how the issue of India's growing overpopulation can be combated effectively with these measures instead of deploying stringent laws.
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Standing in solidarity
MSI Reproductive Choices is creating a safe space for people to stand in solidarity by sharing their abortion stories and collectively fight against restrictions and stigma. Read more to find out how access to safe abortions have the power to live with dignity.
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Taking a stance against Trigger Bans
Doctors across the USA are finding themselves at crossroads for choosing between catering to their patients battling for their lives and avoiding prosecution. Center for Reproductive Rights brings the voice of several doctors as they share their concerns around Louisiana's oppressive Trigger Bans.
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Word Around The World
India's population crisis: Taking strategic steps to tackle the issue of overpopulation
India's population levels are increasing at a rapid rate, expected to cross 1.6 billion by 2050. As per the National Family Health Survey even though the desired fertility rate stands at 1.6%, the actual current fertility rate is 2.0. This shows the lack of education surrounding family planning and access to contractions. Read the article to understand the steps necessary to solve the problem of overpopulation.
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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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