Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.
‘As doctors, we've advised each other to discharge stable patients and explain to there is nothing we can do.’
Meanwhile, a lone specialist in the North West caters for 3.7-million people as four provinces are forced to send patients to Gauteng.
Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.
Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan asks reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng why older men prey on younger women.
About 80% of people have the TB germ inside their bodies, but that doesn't mean they will all develop the disease.
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Women who discard their newborns feel unsupported, often by the very professionals meant to counsel them.
Maternal deaths in developing regions would fall by 73% if all women had access to contraception and maternal healthcare, shows new research.
Bhekisisa's new manual provides handy information on abortion data in South Africa, how procedures work and what the law says.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.