Work Location: Pakistan


Ipas Pakistan Director: Ghulam Shabbir Awan Each year, thousands of Pakistani women suffer from the consequences of unsafe abortion—and some of them die. Abortion is legal in Pakistan to save a woman’s life or to provide “necessary treatment,” but it is highly...

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Ipas and IRC partner to combat barriers to abortion care in crisis settings

Although the need for contraception and safe abortion is heightened in refugee camps and other crisis settings, reproductive health services are often minimal or non-existent, putting women at risk of unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion. In Pakistan, Ipas and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) partnered to conduct trainings focused on one of the major barriers […]

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