Cape Town ‘anti-abortion doctor’ pleads not guilty to charges

HPCSA HEARING Cape Town ‘anti-abortion doctor’ pleads not guilty to charges   A doctor at 2 Military Hospital in Wynberg, Cape Town has pleaded not guilty to two charges at a Health Professions Council of SA disciplinary hearing. Jacques De Vos is accused of trying to dissuade a patient from terminating her pregnancy in December 2016 […]

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SUBMISSIONS TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH IN RESPECT OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL [B11-2019]

SUBMISSIONS TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH IN RESPECT OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL [B11-2019] Submitted by Nasreen Solomons (Women’s Legal Centre) Mandivavarira Mudarikwa (Legal Resources Centre) Marion Stevens (Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition) 29 November 2019   2019 11 29 Joint Submission NHI Bill – WLC_LRC_SRJC Please follow and like us:

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Call for Papers

Call for Papers Rationale: Histories of social movements in the Global South remain dominated by the visions and achievements of male activists. Feminist scholars have responded by demonstrating the central role that women have played in social movements, especially the civil rights, women’s liberation, and anti-apartheid movements. Building on current historiographical trends toward transnational histories […]

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Body Mapping: to explore the embodied experiences of contraceptive methods and family planning with women in South Africa

[By UCT, see link below] Body Mapping: to explore the embodied experiences of contraceptive methods and family planning with women in South Africa Abstract: In this booklet we share some of the body mapping images and stories which formed part of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded study titled: A multidimensional approach to inform […]

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The Country Statement for the Nairobi Summit 2019

The Country Statement for the Nairobi Summit 2019 ————————————————————– Address by Minister Jackson Mthembu At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Held at KICC, in Nairobi, Kenya 14 November 2019 Country Statement by Minister Mthembu to the ICPD in Nairobi_Kenya Final.._ Honourable President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya, representatives of the […]

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Ten years later: The NHI must prioritise sexual and reproductive health

Ten years later: The NHI must prioritise sexual and reproductive health Reproductive justice is a win-win situation where everyone benefits and a South Africa universal health coverage funding model should ensure this, writes Marion Stevens. Ten years ago, I wrote a column in the nurses’ trade union journal (Denosa Nurses Update) unpacking the National Health Insurance (NHI) […]

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