Celebrating 20 years of Abortion in South Africa

Celebrating 20 years of Abortion in South Africa This year marks the twentieth anniversary for the implementation of the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act in South Africa. Former Minister of Health, Dr. ME Tshabalala-Msimang praised the Act as an important piece of legislation aimed at improving Women’s lives in the country: “By allowing[…]

RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS AND THE PLIGHT FOR WOMENS RIGHTS

RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS AND THE PLIGHT FOR WOMENS RIGHTS #SEPTEMBER28 National Officer for Sexual and Reproductive Health including HIV/AIDS (NORA), Vikar Singh Sierra Leone, a country situated in West Africa, has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, at approximately 1360 deaths per 100 000 live births, with nearly 9% of these[…]