The quick-thinking actions of a woman who claims she was asked to pay for an abortion at a government health facility has resulted in the arrest of the nurse who demanded payment.
South African women bear the brunt of inadequate policies, which are often great on paper but lacklustre when it comes to being implemented in public clinics and hospitals.
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.
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.