Useful abortion infographics

Access to safe abortion is still a huge gap in the South African healthcare system, despite the fact that it has been 22 years since the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (CToPA) was enacted. Many women still die from unsafe abortions due to lack of access to information and services related to abortion. Bhekisisa […]

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Launch of the Guttmacher Lancet Commission’s Report on ‘Accerlerating Progress on SRHR for All’

The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights  is a collaboration of global health, development and human rights experts from around the world. On May 9, a report on Accerlerating Progress on SRHR for All’ was launched in Johannesburg, and the commission called on national governments, international agencies, donors, civil society groups and other key stakeholders to […]

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SRJC Vice Chair on #TrumpGlobalGag

SRJC Vice Chairperson, Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, was invited by our partner organisation, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) to attend the Senate Briefing with IWHC Country Partners. As the purpose of the event, the briefing provided congressional offices with insights on the direct impacts of President Trump’s Global Gag Rule through the experiences of Monica Oguttu […]

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Reproductive Justice Conference: 8-12 July 2018

Abortion & Reproductive Justice: The Unfinished Revolution III conference at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa starting from the 8 of July – 12 July 2018. The Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction, Rhodes University, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (South Africa), and the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion, in partnership with […]

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South Africa’s Closing Statement: Commission for Population Development

On April 09-13,South Africa was chairing the 51st session of the United Nations Commission for Population Development. This session was under the theme: “SUSTAINABLE CITIES, HUMAN MOBILITY AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION”.  Although [yet again] the states did not reach consensus, and therefore no outcome document came from the session, South Africa’s closing statement recognised the further […]

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Multi-party Women’s Caucus: On Decriminalising Sex Work

Challenging the South African Law Reform Commission Report through unified voices of, sex workers, sex work activists and allies. On December 20, 2017 the leading political party (African National Congress-ANC) resolved for the decriminalisation of sex work at one of their conferences. This came as a victory after the party had rejected a decriminalisation proposal […]

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[Media Release] Transgender Day of Remembrance

Sistazhood, the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task Force (SWEAT), Gender DynamiX and the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (SRJC) remember our peers and comrades. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. You can read […]

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