Refugee resettlement camps offer a safer space for South Sudanese children, who make up 64% of all refugees in Uganda.
C-sections may result in fewer lawsuits, but they are not always the best option.
This man from rural Eastern Cape had to travel all the way to Cuba to make his dream of becoming a doctor come true. Now, he is back home and treating patients at the same hospital his mother used to sell fruit in front of when he was a boy.
There are no visiting hours for COVID-19 patients. Instead, there’s anxiety, fear, stigma and potential grief. But there’s also — at least some — resilience.
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Abandoned as children, women in Harare are now teaching one another to fight for their futures.
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
In South Africa, two outbreaks are colliding and one thing may shape the future of both.
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true?
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?
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers...