The injection or the injection? Restricted contraceptive choices among women living with HIV

The injection or the injection? Restricted contraceptive choices among women living with HIV Abstract Historically, women living with HIV (WLWH) have been vulnerable to biased advice from healthcare workers regarding contraception and childbearing. However, antiretroviral therapy (ART) has made motherhood safer, prompting a re-examination of whether contraceptive services enable the realisation of WLWH’s reproductive intentions. […]

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#MyBodyMyChoice

#MyBodyMyChoice is a partner-driven social and community media campaign that aims to break the silence and end the stigma around a critical sexual and reproductive health issue: access to safe abortion. This campaign is running from May 28 to September 28 2019. Click on the link below for more information about the campaign and partners. […]

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HRC41 joint statement on adolescent & youth SRHR

HRC41 joint statement on adolescent & youth SRHR The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), AWID, Centre for Reproductive Rights, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, Hivos, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Plan International, Rutgers, Sexual Rights Initiative, Swedish Association for Sexuality and Education, and Youth Coalition have developed a joint statement on adolescent and youth sexual […]

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Elevated Risk: Injectable Contraceptives and HIV — a Reproductive Justice Perspective from South Africa

Elevated Risk: Injectable Contraceptives and HIV —a Reproductive Justice Perspective from South Africa. Marion Stevens “The new guidance is that women at high risk of acquiring HIV can use progestogen-only injectables but should be advised about concerns that these methods may increase risk of HIV acquisition, about the uncertainty over whether there is a causal […]

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**New** U of OxHRH J-Abortion, Reproductive Justice and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts

*Source: Oxford Human Rights Hub **New** U of OxHRH J-Abortion, Reproductive Justice and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts  Catherine Albertyn, ‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88 Abstract Women’s ability to control their reproductive destiny and choose to terminate […]

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CHALLENGES FOR ACHIEVING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA

*Published on Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters Journal  CHALLENGES FOR ACHIEVING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA Written by Marion Stevens, Director, Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition   Reproductive Justice is defined by three principles: The right to have child; the right not to have a child; and the right to parent children in safe and healthy […]

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2019 Elections: What do the top three parties say on sexual and reproductive justice?

Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion? So, what do the ANC, EFF and DA all have in common when it comes to sexual and reproductive justice? All three political parties have an “unclear” stance on supporting and advocating for the decriminalisation sex work in […]

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