reproductive rights

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.


[From our archives] More married women than singles have abortions

Ina Skosana

Nearly 90% of terminations of pregnancies are performed in developing countries such as South Africa and Nigeria.


Forced sterilisations rob African women of more than just motherhood

Tabitha Griffith Saoyo

The ability to bear children continues to decide many women's social standing and inheritance.


Landmark US event on women's reproductive rights

The Guardian

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.