SRJC is actively involved in abortion advocacy in South Africa
Resources for Allies
Hey, you! Are you a healthcare worker, journalist or leader in your community and would like to learn more about how to support pregnant people’s choice to have abortion?
It is very important that you follow aftercare instructions and take any prescriptions you have been given by your healthcare provider
Abortion and sexual assault
Is it possible to get pregnant after being sexually assaulted?
Abortion when queer
You can request an abortion when you are queer (bisexual, trans or lesbian)
Abortion and HIV
I am HIV+, can I have an abortion while I am on Anti-Retrovirals?
How to identify an illegal abortion clinic
Not sure if the clinic you are talking to is the real deal?
Legal assistance for getting an abortion
Abortion is legal in South Africa under the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (CTOPA) that was enacted in 1996
How and what to expect
So, you have made the decision that an abortion is the best choice for you. Now what?
Types of abortion
There are two types of abortion procedures: medical and surgical abortion