Choosing between eating & bleeding through your uniform has a cost. Take a look at the reality behind the budget in this one from our archives.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
You can’t visit family members with COVID-19 in hospital. So how do you find out how they’re doing? Mia Malan from the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism documented one woman’s story.
Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome...
The pandemic’s impact is long-term: the UN warns that it could lead to 13 million more child marriages over a decade.
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
In court, comfort for the tiniest victims of sexual abuse can come from the unlikeliest of places.
Take a look back at the barriers survivors of gender-based violence faced in the stricter levels of South Africa's coronavirus lockdown....
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
In the war on women's bodies, the casualties stretch far beyond US' 50 states.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
After Sierra Leone’s civil war, money poured in for mental health services. But a decade later, there's little left to help Ebola’s victims.
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.