CSSR’s latest publication Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction Rhodes University Assessing the impact of the expanded Global Gag Rule in South Africa’ compiled by Ulandi du Plessis, Dumisa Sofika, Catriona Macleod and Thobile Mthethwa. IWHC_Report Please follow and like us:See More
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 […]See More
*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 […]See More
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.
Abortion Provider Appreciation Day clinic visits March 10 is Abortion Provider Appreciation day, a day that began in 1996 in memory of Dr David Gunn, the first abortion provider to be murdered (on that day in 1993) in the United States. It is a day to honour every provider who dedicates his or her life […]See More
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 […]See More