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Improve sexual health services, urges TAC

July 8, 2019

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says the scarcity of abortion services in public healthcare institutions violates Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Hawks arrest nurse for ‘demanding money’ for abortion

July 5, 2019

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.

Tackling abortion stigma in Tembisa

June 26, 2019

Activists say the stigma women face when seeking abortion services at public facilities increases the demand for unsafe abortions.

SA lags on access to sexual and reproductive health

June 24, 2019

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.

Activists demand abortion services in clinics

May 28, 2019

Meanwhile, Limpopo health department says it doesn’t have the resources to upgrade its facilities because termination ‘not an everyday thing’.

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

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.