The party cannot substantiate claims it made before Parliament in March, finds Africa Check.
Maternal deaths in developing regions would fall by 73% if all women had access to contraception and maternal healthcare, shows new research.
Bhekisisa's new manual provides handy information on abortion data in South Africa, how procedures work and what the law says.
A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
Abortion has been legal for more than 20 years in SA but many people still don't know when or where they can get safe terminations. These can help.
Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?
Governments and even anonymous do-gooders are stepping into fill the funding gap left by the US decision, but their pockets will never be deep enough.
Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.
Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
Bontle Mabe turned to a loan shark to fund her abortion after she was turned away for five days in a row at her local clinic.
Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.
Experts say confusion over the rights of local healthcare workers to provide the service while receiving US funds only benefits Trump administration.
A draft bill is likely to virtually remove women’s access to safe abortions.
Nearly 2 million unwanted pregnancies and thousands of deaths would have been prevented had Trump not pulled funding for reproductive health.
Parents and staff can no longer keep contraception out of schools in the case of children 12 years and older.
No national database of legal abortion providers in South Africa existed – so Bhekisisa made one.
Find out when you can terminate a pregnancy and who should be doing it.
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
In some provinces, safe, free abortions may only be provided at about 260 public facilities.
Nearly 90% of terminations of pregnancies are performed in developing countries such as South Africa and Nigeria.
Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.
Only one out of three married women and sexually active teenage girls on the continent use contraception.
Unintended pregnancies and abortions in Nigeria could be reduced if myths are dispelled and young women have the right information.
Personal beliefs sometimes collide with healthcare providers’ professional responsibilities.
Human error and scant access to preventative measures continue to cause unintended pregnancies, many of which lead to abortion.
NGOs use maternal deaths to illustrate the dire state of Mpumalanga hospitals.
To understand Mpumalanga's teen pregnancies, look closely at the much older men calling the shots.
Interested in health and social justice reporting and willing to put in the hours to do it? This internship might be for you.
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.