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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

Illegal abortion: through the eyes of a victim

Grace Mashingaidze SAYWHAT You are a young girl, aged 16. You have had unprotected sex and now you are pregnant with a child you are not prepared to look after. You are alone and terrified. How do...

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Latest News

Webinar: Providing an integrated SRHR/HIV health sector response to violence against women and girls

Please join the Human Reproduction Programme and the World Health Organisation on October 17, 2016 from 1530-1700 (Geneva Time) / 9:30-11:00 (Washington Time) for a webinar discussion on Providing an integrated SRHR/HIV health sector response to violence against women and girls. In support of the implementation of the Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system within ...

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Blog

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

Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn GENEVA (27 September 2016) – Speaking ahead of the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, a group of United Nations human rights experts* called on States across the world to repeal restrictive abortion laws and policies, and all punitive measures and discriminatory b...

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Sex Rights Africa Poll

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

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