sexual health

 
Theatre company breaks down barriers to communication
Theatre company breaks down barriers to communication
The Drama for Life Theatre Company project was launched in 2016 to change the way young people lived their lives through their understanding of...
Hlokomela takes healthcare to women who need it most
Hlokomela takes healthcare to women who need it most
Hlokomela Women’s Clinic has provided 394 pap smears, 82 cervical cancer screening tests, three cryotherapy treatments and 447 breast ultrasounds...
A grim anniversary: Hundreds of clinics close as Trump’s gag rule turns one
A grim anniversary: Hundreds of clinics close as Trump’s gag rule turns one
Future Gwena dangled a condom in one hand and pinched a tiny, T-shaped intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) in the other. About 25 women stared...
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
There have been times when I wondered why being queer felt, socially, like a hot mess. Sure, there were the confusing-sexuality times, being...
Let us be childless by choice
Let us be childless by choice
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Let's really talk about sex, baby: Improving sexuality education for children
Let's really talk about sex, baby: Improving sexuality education for children
“Be the adult you needed, when you were a child,” says Doc Eli.
Youth avoid sexual healthcare
Youth avoid sexual healthcare
Youth is thought of as a period of optimum health, but many initiatives to ensure young people’s sexual and reproductive health, including the...
The female condom: Soft, stimulating and sexy sheaths open up a new world for couples
The female condom: Soft, stimulating and sexy sheaths open up a new world for couples
Lineo Danke* closes her eyes to better concentrate on inserting the female condom, much as she would a tampon. The condom is 17cm long and made out...
[From our archives] 'I still have sex, even with HIV'
[From our archives] 'I still have sex, even with HIV'
"As a young person, coming out about your HIV status to anyone is an emotional thing," says Phindile Sithole-Spong. 
Comment: Condoms - One size doesn't fit all
Comment: Condoms - One size doesn't fit all
Global Female Condom Day on September 16 provides an opportune moment to reflect critically on what's still needed to increase female condom...
Birth control hits the spot
Birth control hits the spot
Female condoms may have been criticised for being noisy, intimidating and expensive, but their prominence and popularity in South Africa are...