Gabriel argues that the Amendments to the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Act(2008), is an attempt to make important services more accessible to women. She calls on all South Africans to support the needs of others.
Doyal and Hoffman discuss women’s health in South Africa in the context of continuing poverty and gender inequality.
In this article Stevens critically discusses the predominance of funding for HIV/AIDS at the neglect of other important and related areas affecting women’s health.
In this article Stevens gives an overviwe of women’s health in a democratic SA, the new legislation and the challenges, including the role of leadership and civil society.
In this article Morar gives an historical overview of religion and the position of women. He argues that people have a right to follow their own individual conscience, and that women must unite and lead the struggle for their own liberation, actively supported by the Church.
Mohammed interviews an anonymous Muslim woman on her view on abortion.
In this article Van der Westhuizen gives a brief overview of women’s struggles in South Africa and argues that this struggle is far from over.
This profile looks at who WOZA is, what they stand for, their methods of struggle and examples of their struggles against the Mugabe regime
Nancy Castro* argues that the WSF perpetuates the ghettoising of women’s issues, despite the best efforts of initiatives such as the Feminist Dialogues.