Tag: Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act

Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights

This fact sheet highlights continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that came into force in 2018. The Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights (SMRHR) Act aims to respect, protect, and fulfill woman’s reproductive health rights and recognizes access to abortion as a right to reproductive health. However, it […]