Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels
Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.
This tablet can help to protect the country's young women from contracting HIV.
A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.
Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.
Abandoned as children, women in Harare are now teaching one another to fight for their futures.
Autistic children experience the world differently, but this doesn’t stop them from learning.
State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
The substance is critical in pregnancy and in the development of children; a lack of it has dire consequences.
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Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.