Resilience or detachment? Coping strategies among termination of pregnancy health care providers in two South African provinces

Resilience or detachment? Coping strategies among termination of pregnancy health care providers in two South African provinces Abstract There is global recognition that competent and willing health care providers remain the most important determinant of safe abortion or termination of pregnancy services. The psychosocial well-being of providers is critical to the provision of responsive termination […]

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We are pleased to invite you to our side event on reproductive justice and abortion to mark the International Day for Safe Abortion

We are pleased to invite you to our side event on reproductive justice and abortion to mark the International Day for Safe Abortion Livestreamed on the SRI Facebook page. Reproductive Justice and Abortion – Side Event Join the conversation using the hashtags #ReproductiveJustice#LetsTalkAbortion#Sept28#MyAbortionMyHealth In collaboration with: The Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), […]

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Request for sign-on: HRC42 Joint civil society statement on abortion rights

Request for sign-on: HRC42 Joint civil society statement on abortion rights Published on September 13, 2019 In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September 28, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Ipas, the Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association […]

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Unanswered conundrums: questions that remain after the ECHO trial – what should health providers know?

Unanswered conundrums: questions that remain after the ECHO trial – what should health providers know? by Marion Stevens, (Director, Sexual and Reproductive Coalition) and Kate Law (Nottingham Research Fellow, Faculty of Arts, University of Nottingham) Access the PDF here The Evidence for Contraceptive options and HIV outcomes trial (ECHO) was an open-label randomized clinical trial that compared three highly […]

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World Health Organisation updates guidance on hormonal contraception

World Health Organisation updates guidance on hormonal contraception   Contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV Guidance statement Recommendations on contraceptive methods used by women at high risk of HIV Download the guidelines Source: WHO Guideline on hormonal Contraception WHO Guideline on hormonal Contraception Please follow and like us:

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An analysis of delays among women accessing second-trimester abortion in the public sector in South Africa

An analysis of delays among women accessing second-trimester abortion in the public sector in South Africa Abstract Objectives To identify key delays and associated factors in women’s pathway to second-trimester abortion that could inform strategies to increase earlier presentation. Study design We performed a secondary analysis using data collected from May 2012 to June 2013 as part […]

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I’m a Black Feminist. I Think Call-Out Culture Is Toxic.

Original article by The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/17/opinion/sunday/cancel-culture-call-out.html I’m a Black Feminist. I Think Call-Out Culture Is Toxic. There are better ways of doing social justice work. By Loretta Ross Today’s call-out culture is so seductive, I often have to resist the overwhelming temptation to clap back at people on social media who get on my nerves. […]

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