- In South Africa, the Choice on Termination Act protects the rights of a person to have access to a safe abortion, as does the Constitution.
- The reversal of Roe v. Wade won’t have much of an effect on abortion laws in the country but it’s hard to get an abortion in South Africa anyhow.
- The effect of a sea-change in American abortion politics will be felt more on a social, political and economic level rather than a legal one. Watch this short video to find out what legal and policy experts expect to happen.
- Read the full script here
Yolanda Mdzeke is a multimedia reporter at Bhekisisa. She graduated with an honours degree in journalism, specialising in broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking, from Rhodes University in 2020.