teenage pregnancies

 
No easy childhood for SA’s youth
No easy childhood for SA’s youth
Pregnant at 16, with a sick mother who had lost her job, Lebohang Kotolo wanted to quit school and, at one stage, to end it all,because she felt...
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...
In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper
In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper
Stuck in evening traffic in Buffalo Street, King William’s Town, I saw a car exceeding the speed limit in the opposite lane, obviously trying to...
'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for mums-to-be
'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for mums-to-be
A coalition of human rights groups has condemned as unconstitutional the Tanzanian president’s comments that pregnant girls should be banned from...
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...
Helen Zille's words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument
Helen Zille's words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument
RIGHT OF REPLYFrom Sipho Hlongwane’s bizarre article, 
Sugar daddies: Shame the blessers, not the blessed
Sugar daddies: Shame the blessers, not the blessed
I went to school with a girl I will call Rachel to protect her identity. She was four years older than me, and easily the most beautiful girl in our...
[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...
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.
Zuma's remarks on teen pregnancy not only wrong but reckless
Zuma's remarks on teen pregnancy not only wrong but reckless
Addressing the National House of Traditional Leaders on March 10, President Jacob Zuma repeated shocking comments he first made in 2009, saying...

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