Pollsmoor Remand: "They treated us like animals"

Pollsmoor Remand: “They treated us like animals”

Former detainees tell of being denied chronic medication and contracting diseases like TB while incarcerated in the overcrowded Cape Town facility.

Modern day slavery: ‘The girls trust the traffickers more than anyone’

For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?
Men

Men, booze and rape: What’s the link?

Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
How to prevent HIV with a pill

How to prevent HIV with a pill

Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?

Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?

How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
Phindi on dating

Phindi on dating, sex and being born with HIV

Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
Chasing the dragonvideo

Chasing the dragon, stalking a virus: Life, heroin and Tshwane’s needle exchange

This programme is saving heroin users on the streets of Tshwane, one clean needle at a time.
How to test for HIV at home

How to test for HIV at home

South Africa is one of just 23 countries globally that supports HIV self-testing. Find out how to take an HIV test at home.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

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.
[WATCH] What is compelled rape?

[WATCH] What does the law say about rape?

Do you know what the law says about rape in South Africa? Our Mia Malan explains the legal ins and outs in three minutes.

Why do men rape?

Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implications

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.
#WhyThisMatters Why should South Africa decriminalise sex work?

#WhyThisMatters Why should South Africa decriminalise sex work?

Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
[From our archives] 6 things you should know about rabies

Six things you should know about rabies

To mark World Rabies Day, here are six things you probably don't know about the disease.
[WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction

[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.
[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.