HIV/Aids

 
Changing our world requires insubordination
Changing our world requires insubordination
This inaugural lecture honours our insubordinate ancestors — the 20 000 women of 1956 who defied the patriarchal, capitalist, apartheid...
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa. But, as the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism reports, popping a pill...
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
On a superficial reading, Malawi’s story seems to epitomise many preconceived narratives about sub-Saharan Africa.
[Video]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?
[Video]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.
Today, we are all women
Today, we are all women
#BalanceforBetter. That’s the theme of International Women’s Day 2019. But we respectfully disagree. Today, at the very least, is not a day for...
Turn to digital to increase communication with young people about HIV
Turn to digital to increase communication with young people about HIV
South Africa has made significant advances in the mission to reduce the HIV transmission rates. We are known as a country with one of the highest...
If not now, later: Women's vulnerability to HIV risk
If not now, later: Women's vulnerability to HIV risk
From adolescence, black women report a higher prevalence of HIV compared with men of the same age. Keeping girls at school is encouraged to ensure...
Tackling HIV among young women needs specific interventions
Tackling HIV among young women needs specific interventions
Feminists argue that young people possess agency and autonomy to learn to make individual decisions and choices regarding their sexuality and...
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
Slice of life: My sister, my strength
Slice of life: My sister, my strength
We were born on the same day and month but she was older than me by three years. I remember not having a gift for her one year but I knew that she...
Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
As office workers scurry home in the lingering light just after sunset in Harare, street vendors raise their sales pitches to prospective customers....

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