Depo-Provera and HIV transmission: WHO to trust?

Depo-Provera and HIV transmission: WHO to trust? Download DifferenTakes 95 Concerns about Depo-Provera and increased rates of HIV transmission are of vital importance to women’s health, especially to those at high risk of HIV acquisition. Despite compelling evidence of a Depo-Provera-HIV link and regulatory bodies’ unclear guidance around the method’s use,distribution of the injectable contraceptive has been […]

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Hearings to continue despite two charges being dropped against anti-abortion doctor

Hearings to continue despite two charges being dropped against anti-abortion doctor Cape Town – The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) has set aside two of the four charges against anti-abortion doctor Jacques de Vos. The first of the charges that was dropped by HPCSA’s professional conduct committee, chaired by Andrew Swart, was Charge 3. […]

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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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Flows in the global fertility market

[Original Post from UCT, see the link] Flows in the global fertility market What does the global fertility industry reproduce – apart from babies? Associate Professor Amrita Pande, a sociologist and feminist ethnographer at the University of Cape Town (UCT), seeks to answer this central question through her research on the global fertility market. Human […]

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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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Transgender Day of Remembrance 

Transgender Day of Remembrance In memory of Leigh Davids, our former SRJC cross movement officer. Transgender Day of Remembrance In memory of Leigh Davids, our former SRJC cross movement officer. Her family has asked us to collect funds for her tombstone. Please deposit funds into the SRJC Account: Name SRJC Bank :Standard Bank Account Number […]

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