This Women’s Month we launch the I Am campaign: Promoting and celebrating Female Empowerment by proudly claiming the fundamental human rights of all South African Women. Powerful, self-affirming statements like “I am In Control” and “I am Free” drive the key Marie Stopes ethos of Empowering Women to take control of their futures by providing…
Let’s be honest, many of us can’t even conceive of a world without smartphones and the reason for this- social media!
We absolutely love how Shuga wastes no time- episode 1 and the show is already addressing the gender stereotypes in society. We are introduced to Reggie, a gifted graffiti artist, who seems to have a strained relationship with his father. Reggie raises the issue of the gender roles that society imposes on us.
“MTV Shuga” is a long-running drama series and multimedia campaign that follows the lives of young people on the African continent.
You might be thinking that there’s so much information out there about HIV and AIDS, that surely everyone must know the facts by now.
The 20th of November marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), observed annually to honour the memory of those lost to violence against transgender people.
As today is International Nurse’s Day, we thought we would take the time to show some appreciation to these superheroes. Marie Stopes’ centres are set around a model where our nurses are the heart of the healthcare that we provide.
In South Africa, we cannot talk about abortion providers without talking about Dr. Eddie Mhlanga, a man who has inspired and mentored many of South Africa’s abortion providers.
Today, we continue with the build up to Abortion Provider Appreciation day (10 March) and take into account that it is International Women’s Day so we see it fit that we celebrate a phenomenal woman, Professor Elna McIntosh.
As we approach Abortion Provider Appreciation day on the 10th Of March, we would like to celebrate some of the medical heroes who are working to provide safe abortion care for South African women.