Abortion takes an emotional toll on many women. Temporary feelings of shame and guilt are common, but they usually subside quite quickly. However, women, especially those who have dangerous backstreet abortions, are usually not told about post-abortion emotions, and this can cause a spiral of heightened feelings of anxiety and even cause depression. Even though…
Reproductive and Sexual Health Services in South Africa
How we can help
At Marie Stopes, we offer a wide range of modern contraceptive methods (e.g. morning after pill), safe abortion clinics as well as access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services at our conventiently-located centres. Visit one of our centres and a trained medical professional will give you all the information you need to make an informed decision. Find the right sexual health services for you below.
Safe abortion and post-abortion care
Providing access to safe abortion and post-abortion care is at the core of our mission.
We believe that everyone should have the right to choose whether and when to have children, no matter where they live.
HIV & STI Testing
We offer a range of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) treatment services across South Africa.
As a modern woman we know you’re busy with a thousand different things, but it’s important to make your health a priority.
Services For Men
We offer a range of services designed especially for men, including vasectomies and health checks.
Unsure of the options available?
Try our contraceptive adviser to help you find the best contraceptive that fits you.
“I’m so happy with Marie Stopes. Its my first time coming here and I will make sure that all my friends and family (if they get a problem like mine) come here to solve their problems. Its safe and clean!”
At Marie Stopes South Africa, we strongly believe that every woman has the right to choose if and when she has a child.
We’re working towards a world in which every birth is wanted – where people are free to have children by choice, not chance. Follow our initiatives below and join our mission.
Student Reproductive Health
Are you a student looking for DISCOUNTED sexual and reproductive health services?
The Blue Ribbon campaign supports women’s rights to safe and legal abortions.
Pregnancy By Choice
Pregnancy by Choice is dedicated to informing and educating women, parents and families on family planning, pregnancy, birth, women’s health, baby and child care.
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A woman’s choice to terminate her pregnancy has been a Constitutional right since 1997. 23 years later, and not many of our citizens know this fact. It can lead too many women to choose “backstreet” providers – those who openly advertise, but are not licensed – to be their only option. As part of our…