Every South African should know their sexual and reproductive health rights (you can read more about them here), and for women, it’s especially important to know about your right to a safe and legal abortion. Unfortunately, 30% of SA’s women don’t know that they’re legally allowed to terminate a pregnancy, which means that they turn to…
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Childbirth is possibly the most personal experience for women. Today, there are more childbirth options for expectant mothers than ever before. Read through our Blog for interesting experiences, problems and solutions regarding pregnancy and women’s wellness.
If you have questions or uncertainties about abortion, Marie Stopes is here to put your mind at ease. Below, we tell you everything you need to know about our safe abortion procedure, and if you decide to terminate, we offer our abortion services in a safe and non-judgemental environment.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to shower your partner with affection, but this doesn’t have to mean expensive gifts or activities. Here are our five favourite ways to spoil our loved ones on 14 February. They’re guaranteed to earn you major brownie points, and best of all, none of them will break the bank.
Implant contraceptive: What it is, how it works, and whether it’s right for you The implant contraceptive is relatively new to South Africa, and for that reason there’s a lot of mystery and uncertainty surrounding it. Here, we explain what it is, how it works and where to get it.
If you’re a woman living or working in Soweto, and have decided to have an abortion, it’s very important that you choose a legal abortion provider. Illegal clinics are easily found throughout the area, but they must be avoided at all costs, because they can put your health and even your life in danger.
The lowdown on IUDs: Loop Contraceptives If you’re considering long-term contraception, the intrauterine device (IUD, also known as ‘loop contraceptives’) is a good option for many women. Here are our most frequently asked questions about the IUD to help you decide whether it’s right for you.
If you’re looking to make a New Year’s resolution you’ll actually keep, how about this one: resolve to have the best sex of your life in 2015! These five sexy resolutions will give you a steamier love life and keep you safe from nasty STIs in 2015 and beyond.
Red hot holiday sex, risk free! The holidays are just around the corner and that means drinks will be flowing, spirits will be high, and inhibitions will be at an all-time low. Many people indulge in a summer fling or two, and it can be exhilarating, especially when there are no strings attached.
Celebrating sexual and reproductive health rights in SA South Africa is one of the few societies that legally protect its citizen’s sexual and reproductive health rights. What this means is that all South Africans are free to express and exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), and that the choices they make are…
11 practical ways you can support the 16 Days of Activism campaign Despite our liberal constitution that protects the rights and personal safety of all its citizens, South Africa still has very high levels of violence against women and children. Each year, the 16 Days of Activism campaign aims to raise awareness around the…
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