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Elections Cheat Sheet: Your guide to a feminist vote

May 3, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

Like many South African women and queer people, you may find yourself in a conundrum about which political party to give your “X” to on May 8. Here is Health-e’s quick cheat sheet to help you make a pro-women, pro-queer choice — developed in partnership with the #Yvote4U campaign.

Trump’s Gag Rule causes global damage

January 28, 2019
News  

Despite liberal abortion laws in many countries, anti-abortion US policy has forced NGOs worldwide dependent on US dollars to curtail their family planning, pregnancy services and information they provide to patients, according to a report given exclusively to Health-e.

Women’s Backstreet Choices

October 23, 2018
Multimedia  

WATCH: Health-e’s documentary on the abortion stigma women face every day in South Africa.

Dumped foetus highlights backstreet abortions

August 14, 2018
OurHealth  

NORTHERN CAPE – The recent discovery of a foetus dumped in a bin by a Gamagara municipal workers has highlighted the issue of young women failing to access safe abortions at their local clinics and instead choosing other harmful solutions.

Abortion access in SA: A ‘disaster’

May 11, 2018
News  

A new report highlights the importance of abortion access to women’s rights but the country is failing to fully implement its progressive termination of pregnancy laws.

Abortion: the legal service mostly illegally performed

January 29, 2018
News  

Healthworkers who refuse to help women who want abortions are driving them into the arms of illegal abortionists who perform over half of the country’s procedures. But activists believe it is time to stop stigmatizing this legal service.

Stigma keeps women from seeking counselling before abortion

September 21, 2017
News   OurHealth  

When Maria terminated her pregnancy in 2007 she had no idea how it would continue to haunt her.