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Persomé Oliphant

Persomé Oliphant

    [From our archives] 'Once he says he doesn't want a condom, that's that'
    [From our archives] 'Once he says he doesn't want a condom, that's that'
    One out of three Sowetan women between the ages of 18-24 say...
    South Africa falling short in gender equality standards
    South Africa falling short in gender equality standards
    With less than a year left until the deadline for countries to reach the millennium development goals set by the United Nations, the majority of...
    Washable pads have the potential to bring dignity to all women
    Washable pads have the potential to bring dignity to all women
    Sindiswa Khubeka* from Sea Point in Cape Town will save more than R4 500 over the next five years on tampons and pads after she bought a set of...
    A fist and a hard place
    A fist and a hard place
    Phumla Ndlovu’s* partner Xolile Silo* started drinking at nine that Monday morning. He then left their house in Roodepan township, near Kimberley...
    Contraception at schools on Gauteng's agenda
    Contraception at schools on Gauteng's agenda
    Gender activists have welcomed talks between the Gauteng departments of education and health about introducing contraception in schools.
    Girls as young as 10 sold as sex slaves in South Africa
    Girls as young as 10 sold as sex slaves in South Africa
    One in three of the identified females who were trafficked for the purposes of sexual exploitation in South Africa last year were girls younger...