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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A Genealogy of Puberty Science Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

Congratulations to  Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod.  Read more about the book: A Genealogy of Puberty Science Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod Routledge Description A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod […]

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Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA

Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA updated 19 August 2018 Western Cape General Practitioners Dr Carol Goedhals (Melkbosstrand)- 021 553 1030 Dr Steven Cornell (Rondebosch) – rccsteve@viamediswitch.co.za – 021 689 5141 Dr Irma Louw – 021 686 6130 (Rondebosch) Dr Lindy Dickson (Wynberg) – Lindy.Dickson-Hall@uct.ac.za / www.dicksonhall.co.za Dr Anthony Smith (Seapoint) […]

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ABORTION PROVIDERS APPRECIATION DAY: SOUTH AFRICA

Today, 12 March 2019, the SRJC hosted an event in Lentegeur Hospital in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Health, to celebrate abortion providers, along with Triangle Projects, Mothers4Future, medical students and abortion providers from the Western Cape. Some 70 providers, mostly nurses, attended. Provincial Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, spoke and said abortion should be […]

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*Article published by e-Health News Top three parties’ position on sexual & 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 […]

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CRITICAL STUDIES IN SEXUALITIES AND REPRODUCTION RESEARCH UNIT

Abortion counselling in South Africa: A step-by-step guide for providers

These guidelines were developed by the Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction (CSSR) research unit of Rhodes University and the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (SRJC). This step-by-step guide is based on research conducted by the CSSR on current abortion counselling practices in South Africa as well as the academic literature on abortion counselling. The research included recording of sessions, and interviewing healthcare providers and patients about the counselling sessions. A policy brief based on this research may be obtained at the following website. An electronic form of these guidelines may also be downloaded from this site.
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Elect to protect reproductive Justice

  We are calling on the 3 major political parties to support an increase in the sexual and reproductive health budget for 2020 and use their power as members of parliament and the political party leader to lobby for an increase before voting day on 8 May. Why is this important? YOUR CALL TO REPRODUCTIVE […]

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