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Table 2 Thematic Analysis of Interview Data

From: Abortion in Nepal: perspectives of a cross-section of sexual and reproductive health and rights professionals

Main Themes Sub-themes
Barriers: Access and uptake of skilled safe abortion services
  Sociocultural attitudes
Socioeconomic constraints
Geographic isolation
Translating policy into practice
Barriers: Access and uptake of post-abortion family planning services
  Misconceptions and cultural barriers
Geographic remoteness
Policy, practice and monitoring
Concerns about medical abortion provision through pharmacies
  The evolution of unsafe (less safe and least safe) abortion and medical abortion
Obstacles to safe abortion services
Challenges of monitoring unsafe (less safe and least safe) pharmacy provided medical abortions