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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.

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Demystifying Menstruation

The Birth of Thoko’s Journey Girls and young women in Southern Africa have very little knowledge, and receive even less information, about their everyday sexual and reproductive health and rights...

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Latest News

Sex Rights Africa Vacancies: Social Media Coordinator / Community Manager, Sex Rights Africa Network Coordinator

Social Media Community Manager 9 Months fixed term contract (part-time) Ending 31 December 2017 The AIDS Foundation of South Africa is seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Social Media Community Manager for its sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) programme. The Community Manager will be responsible for maintaining and developing the social media presence of the Sex Righ...

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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

Women in Ghana pay a heavy social price for not having children

Women in Ghana are under tremendous pressure to have children. Thomas/Mukoya Jasmine Fledderjohann, Lancaster University The number of children a woman of reproductive age bears has been declining globally. Yet childbearing expectations in some parts of Africa remain high. In Ghana, for example, the total fertility rate – the average number of children expected per woman over a lifetime ...

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Sex Rights Africa Poll

Sanitary pads should be free

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