Elevated Risk: Injectable Contraceptives and HIV — a Reproductive Justice Perspective from South Africa

Elevated Risk: Injectable Contraceptives and HIV —a Reproductive Justice Perspective from South Africa. Marion Stevens “The new guidance is that women at high risk of acquiring HIV can use progestogen-only injectables but should be advised about concerns that these methods may increase risk of HIV acquisition, about the uncertainty over whether there is a causal […]

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**New** U of OxHRH J-Abortion, Reproductive Justice and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts

*Source: Oxford Human Rights Hub **New** U of OxHRH J-Abortion, Reproductive Justice and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts  Catherine Albertyn, ‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88 Abstract Women’s ability to control their reproductive destiny and choose to terminate […]

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CHALLENGES FOR ACHIEVING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA

*Published on Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters Journal  CHALLENGES FOR ACHIEVING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA Written by Marion Stevens, Director, Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition   Reproductive Justice is defined by three principles: The right to have child; the right not to have a child; and the right to parent children in safe and healthy […]

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2019 Elections: What do the top three parties say on sexual and reproductive justice?

Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion? So, what do the ANC, EFF and DA all have in common when it comes to sexual and reproductive justice? All three political parties have an “unclear” stance on supporting and advocating for the decriminalisation sex work in […]

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A Genealogy of Puberty Science Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

Congratulations to  Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod.  Read more about the book: A Genealogy of Puberty Science Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod Routledge Description A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod […]

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Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA

Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA updated 19 August 2018 Western Cape General Practitioners Dr Carol Goedhals (Melkbosstrand)- 021 553 1030 Dr Steven Cornell (Rondebosch) – rccsteve@viamediswitch.co.za – 021 689 5141 Dr Irma Louw – 021 686 6130 (Rondebosch) Dr Lindy Dickson (Wynberg) – Lindy.Dickson-Hall@uct.ac.za / www.dicksonhall.co.za Dr Anthony Smith (Seapoint) […]

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ABORTION PROVIDERS APPRECIATION DAY: SOUTH AFRICA

Today, 12 March 2019, the SRJC hosted an event in Lentegeur Hospital in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Health, to celebrate abortion providers, along with Triangle Projects, Mothers4Future, medical students and abortion providers from the Western Cape. Some 70 providers, mostly nurses, attended. Provincial Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, spoke and said abortion should be […]

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*Article published by e-Health News Top three parties’ position on sexual & reproductive justice Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion? So, what do the ANC, EFF and DA all have in common when it comes to sexual and reproductive justice? All three political parties […]

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