Shruti Arora is a queer feminist activist from India. She researches and writes on issues of sexual rights and digital rights. She also coordinates the Young Activist Network for Abortion Advocacy (YANAA), hosted by the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion. Shruti feels passionate about building young people's leadership for social change. She enjoys cooking, singing and making to-do lists with friends.
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Privacy in India has always been regarded as unnecessary for women and young girls - more for those from religious minority groups. But women and gender and sexual minorities have found ways to exercise their right to privacy within and outside their homes. Digital privacy is an extension of them carving their way to demand this constitutionally protected right.
In light of the illegal status of safe abortion, abortion seekers turn to the internet to access credible related information. Shruti Arora discusses how women in India and Poland challenge the abortion ban, and how online resources help them seek authentic information for safe abortion.