#SafeAbortion

 
Inside the illegal abortion market: 'I nearly touched hell'
Inside the illegal abortion market: 'I nearly touched hell'
Tapiwa Chiwenga was two months pregnant when she slipped the pink pills inside herself, lay down on her bed, and prayed they would do their...
'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'
'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'
"I had a colleague who went and obtained an illegal abortion. I was...
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Unembargoed: September 21 to 27
Cyril accused of double standards...
Pregnant? Need an abortion? Here’s where not to go
Pregnant? Need an abortion? Here’s where not to go
Lerato Molefe stares blankly at the sign erected in the yard in front of her. Her eyes are fixed on the blue silhouette drawing of two women with...
How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.
How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.
Abortion for all people with uteruses has been legal in South Africa for more than 20 years.
Tales from Trumpland: Health workers will be forced to bury aborted fetal tissue
Tales from Trumpland: Health workers will be forced to bury aborted fetal tissue
Outside, the mid-morning heat is stifling. It’s not humid like the bustling metropolises of Mumbai or Kolkata; here in New Delhi it’s a dry...
How the ACDP peddled unproven fact in its bid to tighten SA's abortion laws
How the ACDP peddled unproven fact in its bid to tighten SA's abortion laws
In 2017, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) proposed a Bill that proposed restricting access to safe abortions in the country by,...
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...
Slice of Life: 'I shared my abortion experience on Facebook and it went viral'
Slice of Life: 'I shared my abortion experience on Facebook and it went viral'
I remember looking at the white ceiling while lying down on the hospital-like bed. My legs were wide open. The two women working on me were talking...
Download our easy-to-use safe abortion graphics in 11 languages for free
Download our easy-to-use safe abortion graphics in 11 languages for free
South Africa has one of the most progressive abortion laws on the continent. But more than two decades after landmark 1996 legislation guaranteed...

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