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More Than Just A Game

More Than Just A Game

By Jenn Warren, with reflections from Boitumelo Rakobo and Athiphila Sidondi In a region where youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services are incredibly hard to come by, underfunded and catered to adults, G...

Abortion – fact and fallacy

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 people unwilling to learn m...

When abortion is a crime: Nigeria

When abortion is a crime: Nigeria

Laws should not be used to scare, shame or imprison a woman for ending a pregnancy. But in some countries, abortion is considered a crime and women are arrested and punished by the state for making a decision about their own ...

Eliminate Demeaning Virginity Tests Mandates in Egypt!

Eliminate Demeaning Virginity Tests Mandates in Egypt!

SIGN THE PETITION HERE Before you're worthy of receiving higher education, you must prove that you're a virgin, according to some members of Egyptian Parliament. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina has a history of disreg...

Illegal abortion: through the eyes of a victim

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 you tell your parents wh...

Empowering women and de-stigmatising abortion with pills

Empowering women and de-stigmatising abortion with pills

Access to abortion information and support saves lives – from today women across Africa and worldwide have a new source of help Abortion is a common and normal experience in women’s lives. We must reclaim women’s...

Safe Abortion Day update

Safe Abortion Day update

In support of the September 28 Day of Action to legalise safe, accessible abortion, WGNRR and Love Matters have launched a campaign to promote discussion, engagement, and awareness of the need for legal, safe and accessible a...

Let’s crack the code. Period.

Let’s crack the code. Period.

Complete the survey and win a prize! What is your code name for your period? Will you be seeing Aunty Flo this month? Or maybe going to Japan? Sounds like fun! Go easy on the Bloody Mary and think twice about that Ketchup...