#SafeAbortion

Inside the illegal abortion market: 'I nearly touched hell'

Wendy Muperi

Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.


'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.


Unembargoed: September 21 to 27

M&G Reporter

Showdown at Luthuli House: A minister's bribe confession provides ammunition for Ace Magashule to fight back against President Ramaphosa


Pregnant? Need an abortion? Here’s where not to go

Pontsho Pilane

Are faith-based NGOs breaking the law when they refuse to give women information on where to terminate their pregnancies?


How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.

Bhekisisa team

We teamed up with readers and translators to create some of the first graphics ever on abortion in all South Africa's official languages.