Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.
HIV counsellors play a vital role in Lesotho's health system, but the money is running out.
Medical conscientious objectors who scupper abortions deny women their rights
Funding crisis looms large
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
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.