Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough.
The testimony of his eight-year-old victim may put convicted rapist Nicolas Ninow away for life. Ninow was convicted of rape on...
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels
Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers...
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
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.
The substance is critical in pregnancy and in the development of children; a lack of it has dire consequences.
The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
This silent killer stalks expecting mothers around the world and is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in South...
Abandoned as children, women in Harare are now teaching one another to fight for their futures.
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.