Find out what today's Echo Trial results could mean for people who use the Depo-Provera birth control shot.

WATCH: The long-awaited ECHO Trial results are released

For 25 years, scientists have wondered whether the Depo-Provera could increase people’s risk of contracting HIV. Today, we find out if it does.
The ECHO trial is out: Depo Provera doesn't lead to HIVvideo

The ECHO trial is out: Depo Provera doesn’t lead to HIV

After 30 years of speculation about whether the three month shot makes women more likely to contract HIV, we finally have an answer.
HIV is spreading faster among teenage girls and young women than in any other group in South Africa.

WATCH: Blessers, blessees & HIV: SA’s risky relations and what to do about them

Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.
There's more to gender than 'men' & 'women'. Here's why.video

There’s more to gender than ‘men’ & ‘women’. Here’s why.

Cisgender, transgender, non-binary. What does it all mean? We give you the low down.
Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking aboutvideo

Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking about

Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
Precarious politicking: What the law says about foreigners and healthcare in SAvideo

Precarious politicking: What the law says about foreigners and healthcare in SA

Did you know that anyone hailing from SADC has the right to be treated just like a South African?
Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?video

Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?

One in three sex workers in South Africa say they’ve been raped by a police officer. Could a change in the law solve this?
Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?video

Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
Could HIV treatment become as simple as a once-a-month injection?video

Could HIV treatment become as simple as a once-a-month injection?

If you're newly diagnosed with HIV the future of your treatment looks bright.
How to use a before-and-after-sex pill to protect you from HIV - if you’re a gay manvideo

How to use a before-and-after-sex pill to protect you from HIV – if you’re...

Men who have sex with men can now take PrEP before and after sex and be protected from HIV. Here's how it works.
[WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addictionvideo

[WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction

If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindelavideo

This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implicationsvideo

Leaving home means leaving family – and could have health implications

Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far from carevideo

On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far...

They're not only good for workers' health, they're good for business too.
Nurse: 'I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.'video

Nurse: ‘I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.’

Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
WATCH: All the ways the world polices sexvideo

WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex

The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.