Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
In some provinces, safe, free abortions may only be provided at about 260 public facilities.
People who use creams to lighten their skin risk causing lasting damage to their bodies and nervous systems.
During this initiation season, we look back at what happened in 2013 when bungled initiations cost boys their penises.
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.