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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Ukukhupha Isisu eMzantsi Afrika

SRJC steering committee and youth member, Nomtika Mjwana, published this blog post on Abortion in isiXhosa. Please read and share widely. Masikhathalele Abafazi. Ingcaciso: Kulombhalo “umfazi” uthetha wonke umntu ozalwe nelungu langasese lobufazi . Ndiyaxolisa kuba ndiyayazi kukho abantu abazalwe benelungu langasese lobufazi kodwa abangengobafazi. Ndisafunda kwaye ukuba ungakwazi ukundinika amagama angcono endinokuwasebenzisa, ndicela undixelele. […]

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Press Release(s): Safe Abortion Access: Resistance, Persistence and Our Bodies!

The Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (SRJC), together with its partners and allies, recognise September 28, the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. We join our international partners the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) and International Safe abortion Campaign who are also engaging in a range of activities […]

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Op-Ed: Why Zane Dangor should be the next UNFPA Executive Director

SRJC Deputy Chairperson, Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, wrote a piece on why former Department of Social Development DG, Zane Dangor, should be the next UNFPA Director. Article originally posted on the Daily Maverick. “He has on numerous occasions described himself as being an activist bureaucrat and tried to instil this ethos within the National Department of Social Development […]

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[SIGN] Defending a People’s National Health Insurance – quality health for all, not private profit

Please support the petition below to support the People’s Health Movement in defending the National Health Insurance. “The SA National Department of Health (NDOH) is establishing the National Health Insurance (NHI) to achieve universal access to quality health care for all who live in South Africa. We welcome the commitment from the NDOH to a […]

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