What is HPV and how can a vaccine protect me? HPV, the human papillomavirus, is a sexually transmitted infection that causes most cases of cervical cancer in women.
Cervical cancer: Are you at risk? September is cervical cancer awareness month in South Africa, and we’re taking a look at the facts that every woman needs to know about this serious but largely detectable disease.
Top 5 sexual health checks for women Women face a unique set of sexual healthcare issues that can be different to men’s. Knowing what to look out for, and which annual checks to have, can keep you healthy and detect illness or chronic ailments as early as possible.
This Women’s Day, we’re celebrating 20 years of freedom and democracy in South Africa: 20 years of equal rights, and 20 years of empowering women through education and the right to choose.
The importance of early pregnancy detection For some women, the tell-tale signs of pregnancy are all there, even in the early stages: Their periods stop, they experience morning sickness (which can actually last all day!) and they’re tired all the time. But for other women, the early stages of pregnancy can go almost unnoticed, because…
Our most common condom FAQs Oops! You and your partner got hot and heavy, and during the action the condom broke. Or – worse – you got caught up in the moment and the condom got ‘lost’. Now what?
Gay or straight, it’s great to be South African What’s the best thing about part of our rainbow nation? There are loads of reasons to be proudly South African, but the top reasons for us are freedom of choice, freedom of thought, and the freedom to love whomever we like.
Being unsure about STIs is nothing to be embarrassed about – loads of other people have the same questions you do. Ignorance is not bliss friends. It’s this fear of getting the lowdown that gets a person in trouble in the first place! Here, we’ve put together the 8 most frequently asked questions (and answers)…
Are you feeling pressured into sex, doubting your partner’s trustworthiness or just not feelin’ it? There are a number of things that can prevent you from wanting to jump under the covers with your lover.
Happy Youth Day, South Africa! Today, we’re celebrating you – the future generations of South Africa who have the power to uplift and transform our nation.