reproductive health

No fetus scan, no abortion. Really?

Nelisiwe Msomi

A draft bill is likely to virtually remove women’s access to safe abortions.


'It didn't take long for [the fetus] to come out. There was a human-like form.'

Ina Skosana

Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.


When it’s not just PMS: Could your period be affecting your mental health?

Joan van Dyk

Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders


How Trump's global 'gag rule' policy threatens health clinics

Murithi Mutiga

Campaigners warn the reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations that offer abortion services will devastate family planning.


Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'

We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.