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Plaiting hair and peddling pills

Despite abortion being legal in South Africa, women in Johannesburg and elsewhere still opt for illegal procedures. The easiest method seems to be  buying abortion pills sold on the streets in the city centre.

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Selling abortion pills underground

In the past, desperate young women would subject themselves to dangerous rituals in dirty environments to rid themselves of unwanted pregnancies. Women in South Africa have won the right to safe abortions at no cost in the public health system. Tebogo Mahlaela finds out why the trade in illegal abortions is still rife in the […]

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