reproductive health

Why it could cost less than R120 per year to save a life

Alex Ezeh, Ann Starrs

Maternal deaths in developing regions would fall by 73% if all women had access to contraception and maternal healthcare, shows new research.


Should government health schemes pay for infertility treatment?

Nelisiwe Msomi

"Women are blamed for infertility when, in fact, as we know from research, it is quite often on the man’s side.”


Abortion in South Africa: A reporting guide for journalists

Bhekisisa team

Bhekisisa's new manual provides handy information on abortion data in South Africa, how procedures work and what the law says.


13 things that will change the way you look at abortion

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?


Abortion: Government to get tougher on doctors with moral objections

Yogan Pillay

Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.