reproductive health

 
Abortion hypocrisy kills women
Abortion hypocrisy kills women
Opposition to abortion is so intense that even where women have the legal right to terminate their pregnancy, it can be extremely difficult to get...
The Arab world's silent reproductive revolution
The Arab world's silent reproductive revolution
When Maryam al-Badr, 20, a Qatari female student at Northwestern University in Qatar, began her journey as a journalism major in August 2017, she had aspirations of...
Violence raises the urgent need for more health services
Violence raises the urgent need for more health services
Almost daily, our news reports are marred by statistics about gender-based violence, such as one in three women are assaulted, physically or...
Want your eggs black or white?
Want your eggs black or white?
In 2018, self-proclaimed trans-racial activist Rachel Dolezal’s appearance in South Africa for a talk on nonracialism caused quite a furore. In...
Theatre company breaks down barriers to communication
Theatre company breaks down barriers to communication
The Drama for Life Theatre Company project was launched in 2016 to change the way young people lived their lives through their understanding of...
Are strong-armed tactics by Big Pharma behind the country’s birth control shortage?
Are strong-armed tactics by Big Pharma behind the country’s birth control shortage?
It was a sunny afternoon in May when Lulama Shongwe made her way to the University of...
Irish citizens prepare to vote on abortion laws
Irish citizens prepare to vote on abortion laws
Irish expatriates are returning to Ireland on Friday to vote on a referendum that will decide the fate of an amendment that could potentially ban...
Should government health schemes pay for infertility treatment?
Should government health schemes pay for infertility treatment?
Infertility affects up to 180-million couples worldwide, shows new research released today. The study argues that infertility treatment should...
Abortion in South Africa: A reporting guide for journalists
Abortion in South Africa: A reporting guide for journalists
Abortion has been legal in South Africa for decades. Until 1997, however, access to termination of pregnancy services was extremely limited and...
13 things that will change the way you look at abortion
13 things that will change the way you look at abortion
Abortion has been legal in South Africa for more than 20 years. So why do women continue to flock to illegal abortionists and put their lives in...