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Sex Rights Africa Network

A regional networking hub to share evidence and strengthen action to realise sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) for all in Southern Africa and globally.

Action

Call for Submissions: Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion Watchdog / Appel aux contributions pour le Abortion Watchdog

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 2 SEPTEMBER 2016 le français suit Recognizing 28 September as the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, the Youth Coalition for Sexual and ...

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Latest News

Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year: New UNDP report

Aug 28, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya – Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardizing the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to theAfrica Human Development Report 2016: Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in...

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Blog

Pro-life and pro-choice – where’s the contradiction?

Deborah Ewing "I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a chil...

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In The Media

How the UK halved its teenage pregnancy rate

By Amelia Hill Political support at all levels, long-term commitment and changes to social norms behind success of public health strategy Rates of teenage pregnancy in the UK have halved in the past two decades and are now at their lowest levels since record-keeping began in the late 1960s. It is a dramatic turnaround: in 1998, England had one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in western...

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Sex Rights Africa Poll

What is the biggest barrier to safe, legal abortion in Africa?

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