Girls who are forced into early marriage are abused and denied access to contraception.
Babies born with cleft lip or palate in West Africa often go untreated due to a lack of trained surgeons and facilities, and the cost of the surgery.
Laws fail victims of forced, early marriage in "chauvinistic" Burkina Faso - Amnesty
Cleft surgery boosts economy, gives developing nations reason to smile-charity
The Constitutional Court has legalised the personal use of pot. Take a look at the future medical marijuana in this piece from our archives.
Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?
Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.
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.