Shame doesn't start when menstruation begins. It is built in slow steps.
Anna Dahlqvist reflects on a short history of a messy 'problem', or how the world taught you to fear your period.
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.