South Africa: SMS platform set to ensure safe abortions

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SMS platform set to ensure safe abortions
Crime & Courts | 4 March 2017
Rabbie Serumula

Johannesburg - They advertise their illicit abortion services, and cellphone numbers, on posters stuck across the city.

But illegal abortions are unreliable and unsafe, and that’s why Phephisile Mathizerd has helped start a new initiative to link women to safe abortions in Gauteng - at their fingertips.

The new initiative, called FEM, is designed to give girls and women access to safe and legal abortions through an SMS platform.

Continued at source: IOL.co: http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/sms-platform-set-to-ensure-safe-abortions-8036676