Abortion and Sexual Reproduction health essential services

Pontsho Pilane and Game Bovana speak to Marion Stevens the Director of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition (SRJC) about the importance of essential sexual and reproductive health services such as abortion and family planning remain operational during the 21-day lockdown.
1 Apr 2020 English South Africa Technology · Music

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