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Class 6 (2007-2009)

Jane Welsh, Australia

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Department of Anthropology

Jane Welsh is the Senior Community Access Advisor for the Asia Regional Support Team (RST) with Ipas. Ipas is an international NGO working on addressing unsafe abortion and reproductive rights in 14 countries. She works with teams in Asia to develop programmes and activities that increase inclusion and access to safe abortion services for women and communities to prevent unwanted pregnancies and decrease unsafe abortions. Previously she worked with the Association of the Blind in Cambodia and Acid Survivors Foundation in Bangladesh on the development of disability and gender responsive activities with acid attack survivors, their family and communities. She was a Rotary World Peace Fellow at UNC Chapel Hill and graduated with a MA in Medical Anthropology (2007-2009).