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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