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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.

US gag rule ties SA’s hands

Put a stop to the policy that blocks aid to organisations offering abortion services

How the ACDP peddled unproven fact in its bid to tighten SA’s abortion laws

The party cannot substantiate claims it made before Parliament in March, finds Africa Check.

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

Irish citizens prepare to vote on abortion laws

Irish health minister Simon Harris says he has faith that Irish citizens will pass the referendum

[LONG READ]: Why do parents abandon their babies?

Women who discard their newborns feel unsupported, often by the very professionals meant to counsel them.

Download our easy-to-use safe abortion graphics in 11 languages for free

Abortion has been legal for more than 20 years in SA but many people still don't know when or where they can get safe terminations. These can help.

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