Tag: Abortion (Literature Subject)

Are safe pregnancies and childbirth in rural India a luxury?

/ June 17, 2015

One woman dies every ten minutes due to pregnancy related complications in India. Although the government has put in place schemes to ensure that every woman has access to healthcare during and after pregnancy, ground reports produced by Video Volunteers reveal that access to prenatal and postnatal care, nutrition and...

Lack of proper abortion facilities force women to run from pillar to post

/ June 22, 2015

Women seeking abortions in a remote village in India are turned away from the state-run health facilities due to a lack of infrastructure and are forced to approach private practitioners. Last year, 24- year old Masahun Khatun was 5 months pregnant when she fell in the front yard of her...