Thousands of children are abused by someone close to them but are unable to report it, because they’re either too scared or don’t realise they’re being abused. Here’s how training teachers to provide proper sex education can help them.
There’s less demand for human ivermectin in South Africa when the country is in between COVID waves. But nobody is tracking how many people may be using the animal formulation.
It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.
Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.
Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders
Where ambulances fear to tread: Life in Africa's largest informal settlement is rife with problems. Getting emergency care shouldn't be one of them, says...
Scores of women in Argentina could be facing life in prison for what health experts say are obstetric emergencies such as miscarriages.
Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
Photojournalist, Seif Kousmate, photographed and interviewed current and former slaves in Mauritania and got imprisoned by police in the process.
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman. Brown Lekekela heads over to the flipchart...
Unsafe in Somalia and unwanted in Kenya, refugees increasingly risk abduction in search of a better life.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
Karyn Maughan lives with diabetes and was partially vaccinated when she contracted the virus that causes COVID-19. But because of vaccination she survived the illness — unlike two of her unvaccinated colleagues, who also had diabetes, and died.
Bond, James Bond: The source of the listeria outbreak will likely be found by a gene-sequencing machine named after the famous agent 007. (Delwyn Verasamy)
Healthcare facilities are working to ensure migrant workers are never far from care.