Joint Press Statement: Safeguarding access to safe and legal abortions

Joint Press Statement: Women’s Legal Centre, Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition of South Africa and Legal Resources Centre Safeguarding access to safe and legal abortions – Judgment handed down in the matter of Voice of the Unborn Baby NPC and another v Minister of Home Affairs and another ________________________________________________________________________________________ For release: 01 April 2021 On […]

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Vacancy: Interim Project Manager – Deadline to apply: 16 November 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 16 NOVEMBER 2020 The SRJC seeks appoint a Interim Project Manager to oversee networking, research and advocacy activities. This position will be based in Cape Town, South Africa. This is a fixed term 6-month contract position with a three months’ probation period. For more information and how to apply, please access the […]

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Letter to the President – Marginalised Populations

Letter to the President  – Marginalised Populations President Cyril Ramaphosa His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa Per email: presidentrsa@presidency.gov.za media@presidency.gov.za 18 May 2020 Dear President Ramaphosa RE: DIGNITY, SECURITY OF THE PERSON AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF SEX WORKERS AND QUEER (LGBTQIA+) PERSONS DURING THE COVID 19 EPIDEMIC We would […]

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Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender- responsiveness in the COVID-19 crisis

Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender- responsiveness in the COVID-19 crisis Joint statement   We, the Ministers of South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bolivia, BosniaHerzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Italy, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Namibia, […]

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RE: PROTECTING SAFE ACCESS TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES DURING COVID-19

  Dr Z L Mkhize Minister of Health National Department of Health PER EMAIL: minister@health.gov.za Keitumetse.Mngadi@health.gov.za; Emsie.Grundling@health.gov.za; lwazimanzi@gmail.com Copied to: MECs for Health, Gauteng; KwaZulu Natal; Limpopo; Western Cape; Eastern Cape; Free State; Northern Cape; North West; and Mpumalanga 17 April 2020 Dear Minister Mkhize, RE: PROTECTING SAFE ACCESS TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES […]

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Abortion clinics stay open during lockdown

      Abortion clinics stay open during lockdown Even though Covid-19 has added further challenges to an already strained health system, women may still terminate unwanted pregnancies during the lockdown, says experts. Marie Stopes, a clinic that provides sexual and reproductive health services, including safe abortions, said on Monday that it remained open during […]

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