When class is in session, would-be "attackers" lunge at women in mock muggings. For survivors, classes can be triggering... but that...
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
Planning for a baby? Before deciding on a birth plan, find out what you need to know to make an informed decision.
Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
The testimony of his eight-year-old victim may put convicted rapist Nicolas Ninow away for life. Ninow was convicted of rape on...
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
A decision by the Gauteng department of health has left at least 36 dead but has the scandal lifted the lid on the horrors of mental healthcare?
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
An eighth-grade teenager shows how funky and strong her fight against a four-letter word is. Mia Malan reports.
A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the land.
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Healthcare facilities are working to ensure migrant workers are never far from care.
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.