Legal vs Illegal abortion in South Africa

28 September has been marked as the Global day for Safe and legal abortion. While in South Africa it is legal, the accessibility is still an issue many South African women face. The following short documentaries by ENCA (CheckPoint) look at public health accessibility for abortion. The My Body, My Right @myrightochoice campaign created a campaign for Global Day of Safe and Legal abortion, the campaign is currently active on Twitter, the documentaries are part of the My Body, My Choice @myrighttochoice campaign by Global Health Strategies.

ENCA :In South Africa, a broad coalition of doctors and activists is campaigning to demand access to safe abortions. This while illegal abortionists, with access to stolen drugs, are doing a roaring trade in our city streets.


October 10, 2018