Advocacy to improve access to safe abortion services by the marginalized populations in Nepal.

Objective:

  • To reduce barriers for accessing safe abortion services by Women Living with HIV, Female Sex Workers, Female who use Drugs by enhancing their information and promoting gender equity.

Outputs:

  • Developed ‘Safetypin’ a mobile app with information on Sexual and Reproductive Heath and Rights and services.
  • Developed five PSA on safe abortion, gender equity and disseminated through FAITH FB official page featuring Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs; Parliamentarian, Ex-Minister of Health; celebrities and an activist.
  • Trained selected beneficiaries on comprehensive abortion care (CAC). Mobilized them as facilitators to orient 993 beneficiaries at the community.
  • Developed leaflet on CAC for distribution at the community.
  • Conducted workshop with local policy makers, service providers to generate commitment to invest on SRHR of beneficiaries; creating favorable environment for the beneficiaries to access and utilize stigma free comprehensive SRH services and for gender equity.
  • Research:
  • Conducted COVID-19 impact analysis on accessing SRHR services among 1000 beneficiaries.
  • Conducted digital literacy survey among 993 beneficiaries.