Abortions

Safeguarding women’s rights during the Covid-19 shutdown

Women will be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly considering their contribution as caregivers, in both professional and domestic settings

Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose

The government plans to overhaul the country's current abortion laws

Louisiana lawmakers pass fetal heartbeat abortion ban

The bans are expected to be blocked in lower courts, but supporters plan to appeal such decisions until they reach the Supreme Court

Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

The text, which the Republican-led senate sent to Governor Ivey's desk for signature into law, doesn't include exceptions in cases of rape or incest
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Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking about

Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.

Abortion hypocrisy kills women

People who pass judgment on those terminate their pregnancies can have fatal consequences

UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts

Washington threatened a veto if the text spoke of reproductive rights

US Supreme Court rejects state efforts to block abortion funding

Louisiana and Kansas had asked the highest court in the land to intervene after losing their case against family planning group Planned Parenthood

Letters to the editor: October 26 to November 1

Our readers write in about M&G's bias, and constitutional reform

Abortion: SA must speak up

Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region

‘I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection’

Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.

How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.

We teamed up with readers and translators to create some of the first graphics ever on abortion in all South Africa's official languages.

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NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders