Across the continent, women are helping to reimagine a sacred rite of passage in an effort to honour their cultures and spare their bodies.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
Here's the story of the Treatment Action Campaign or how a handful of people created a global movement that changed the world.
In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year – and then they disappear. Here’s why we need to find them.
Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.
If a man dies in the Central African Republic, his wife is at risk of being evicted from their home by his relatives.
Photojournalist, Seif Kousmate, photographed and interviewed current and former slaves in Mauritania and got imprisoned by police in the process.
For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?
Take a look at life after war for the women abducted by Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony.
The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.
Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.