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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.


Join the call to advance women’s and girls’ health

A new WHO Director-General will be appointed at the beginning of next week's World Health Assembly (May 22-May 31).  In this regard, and in the context of May 28 (International Day of Action for Wome...

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Latest News

Centre for Human Rights hosts first consultative meeting to discuss draft model law on the rights of intersex persons in Africa

On 24 April 2017, the Centre for Human Rights hosted its first consultative meeting on the Model Law on the rights of intersex persons in Africa. The meeting gathered together intersex rights activists in South Africa, coming from the following organisations: Iranti, AIDS Rights Alliance of Southern Africa (ARASA), Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), Transgender Intersex Africa (T...

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Falling what? Let’s be grown-up about teen pregnancy

Deborah Ewing So if I hear one more person talk about girls “falling” pregnant, I am going to stick my foot out and trip them up, to knock the meaning of the word “fall” into their head. ...

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In The Media

Should over-the-counter medical abortion be available?

Should over-the-counter medical abortion be available? | Daniel Grossman The coat hanger - often with a red line through it - is a powerful feminist symbol. Conjuring images of women suffering unspeakable consequences of unsafe abortion, the coat hanger sends a foreboding message about a past we must not return to. The implications are clear: abortions women give themselves when they cannot acc...

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Sex Rights Africa Poll

Sanitary pads should be free


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