Mia Malan

[LISTEN] This mom became a sex worker and her daughter is fine with it

Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.

Elsa and Nosipho: they both sell sex for a living but in opposite worlds

Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.

Selling sex

From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.

Will decriminalising sex work increase trafficking?

In 2003, New Zealand did away with all laws against consensual adult sex work. Activists say South Africa can take a few lessons from it.

Go inside a day in our newsroom: The realities of donor-funded journalism

What’s a day in a donor-funded journalism centre like? Mia Malan reveals all in her latest article for the journal of African Journalism Studies.

Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

Dear Tisa, you have a point but we’ve got a reason to be wary.

Why two pills before and after sex could help to save you from HIV

Men who have sex with men can now take on-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, safely.

You can’t transmit HIV if you take ARVs correctly and are virally suppressed

Researchers once again confirmed: It’s impossible for HIV-positive people on treatment to transmit the virus through sex — this time among gay men.

Think you’re going to opt out of the #NHI when it comes? Think again.

In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.

Will the NHI actually work?

Read what Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has up his sleeve for your medical aid.

At a glance: What the National Health Insurance means for you & your pocket

Two Bills, almost 200 pages may change healthcare forever in SA. Haven't read them? We did the heavy lifting so you don't have to.

Five things the Gauteng health department spent your money on – SIU

Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.

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