Teenage Pregnancies

Inside Uganda’s controversial ‘pregnancy crisis centres’, where contraception is discouraged

Undercover investigation shows that controversial US-linked centres are defying government policy and providing inaccurate medical information

South Africa’s teen moms are on their own

State health facilities and the school curriculum have failed the youth, forcing young mothers into unsupported single parenthood

No easy childhood for SA’s youth

Being a child in South Africa is difficult, but there are programmes that help them to survive and thrive

This is putting SA’s women in the grave, so what’s health department doing about it?

Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.

‘I didn’t think it was necessary to use condoms because I was only 15.’

This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.

Tackling HIV among young women needs specific interventions

We need to take measures that will address gender violence, inequality and patriarchy

In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper

'Years of incompetent government in the service of irresponsible oligarchs has left the country in ruins,' writes Mathew Blatchford

‘After getting pregnant, you are done’: no more school for mums-to-be

This country's president just told public schools to kick out teen mothers, tens of thousands of whom have already lost out on education.

Youth avoid sexual healthcare

Health services are available but the attitudes of medical staff deter young people

Helen Zille’s words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument

'Various proposals were also discussed to ensure that men also carried the consequences of unintended pregnancies.'

Sugar daddies: Shame the blessers, not the blessed

Her friend still bears the stigma of a schoolgirl affair with a sugar daddy. Pontsho Pilane asks: Why the double standards?

[From our archives] ‘Once he says he doesn’t want a condom, that’s that’

Gender imbalances in intimate relationships make it difficult for women to decide when, if at all, to have children.

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders