With assistance from Ipas South Arica (through a grant from the Ford Foundation), Mpilonhle staff are educating students about their human rights under the Maputo Plan of Action, a regional agreement to facilitate universal access to reproductive health care by 2015. The agreement includes strategies that specifically address the needs of youth and the challenge of unsafe abortion.
Mpilonhle’s education programs currently reach 10,000 students and another 10,000 people in the wider community. Staff see their work as a matter of life and death.
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