Abortion is one of the leading causes of maternal death all over the world. Abortion is also very contested issues in many places. However, India is one country where abortion laws are very liberal. A large number of abortions continue to be conducted illegally, using dangerous methods and it contrutes large proportion to the over 100,000 maternal deaths that take place every year in country.
UPVHA is implementing Amplify Change Project, funded by Ipas Development Foundation, to strengthen SRHR movement especially access to safe abortion by creating a network of CSOs “Sanjha Prayas” in 10 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The districts are: Lucknow, Kanpur Nagar, Sitapur, Hardoi, Barabanki, Basti, Meerut, Unnao, Shrawasti and Shahjahanpur.