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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.


Abortion – fact and fallacy

SAYWHAT - Addressing societal attitudes towards termination of pregnancy There are many prevailing misconceptions about abortion, largely because the controversial nature of the subject makes many pe...

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Latest News

Argentina: hundreds of thousands of women set to protest against violence

Organizers urge women to stop work and other activities for an hour in Wednesday ‘women’s strike’ following rape and torture of a 16-year-old girl. By Uki Goñi for The Guardian Hundreds of thousands of women in Argentina are expected to join a national protest over violence against women on Wednesday, after a horrifying attack in which a 16-year-old girl was raped and tortured. ...

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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

Only a bottom-up approach will deliver global health development targets

Karen Daniels, South African Medical Research Council; Aku Kwamie, University of Ghana, and Fadi El-Jardali, American University of Beirut There is an urgent need to put together a coherent goal-readiness plan to drive the sustainable development goals related to health. To succeed it needs to address three critical elements: how the goals will be financed, what health systems need to be establ...

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Sex Rights Africa Poll

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


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