Observatory: Abortion, what are people really afraid of?

Thandizo Kawerama This week, social media was set a buzz as a petition going around to legalise abortion in Namibia gained mass support. Heightening contrasting opinions online was Health Minister Shangula’s declaration that he would indeed be in support of the legalisation of abortion if rallied by women. His pro-choice stance on the matter coupled with the petition going around various platforms, was a recipe for social media to once again hop on to its favourite topic, the female body. With the Minister of Health’s support and with many Namibian women openly being pro-choice as opposed to previous years when…
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