Mumbai, India

Dr. Nozer Sheriar is an obstetrician and gynecologist with a longstanding commitment to the advocacy and promotion of women’s rights and access to safe abortion. He is Past Secretary General of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and Past President of the Mumbai Obstetric and Gynecological Society. During his tenure as chairperson of FOGSI’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Committee, he participated in the amendment of India’s MTP Act and the development of the national comprehensive abortion care guidelines. He currently serves on the board of the Guttmacher Institute and is a former member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s governing council.

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