When it comes to contraceptives, there are a handful of common ones that most people rely on, like the pill and the condom. But there are in fact many other types of birth control to choose from, some of which may be better suited to you and your lifestyle than others.
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Childbirth is possibly the most personal experience for women. Today, there are more childbirth options for expectant mothers than ever before. Read through our Blog for interesting experiences, problems and solutions regarding pregnancy and women’s wellness.
Perhaps you’re considering having an abortion or maybe someone you care about is contemplating it. Either way, this procedure – the deliberate termination of a pregnancy – comes with a lot of questions.
So you’ve been hanging out with this guy for a while, but you have this weird nagging feeling in your gut. Like, why does he freak out if you leave so much as a hair clip at his place? And what’s up with the fact that he’s never introduced you to his friends?
Here’s a fact about abortions that will blow your mind: the incidence of abortions is not related to abortion legality. In other words, in countries where abortion is illegal, the number of terminations doesn’t decrease. Banning the procedure merely drives women to take dangerous steps to end their pregnancies.
You might be thinking that there’s so much information out there about HIV and AIDS, that surely everyone must know the facts by now.
Every year between 25 November and 10 December, the world commemorates 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. And every year, we hear the same response: ‘But how can 16 days be enough to make a difference?’
The 20th of November marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), observed annually to honour the memory of those lost to violence against transgender people.
Sex work has long been stigmatised and criminalised in South Africa, creating a shroud of secrecy and shame around it. But the fact is that sex work is simply a way to earn a living, and ironically, it’s the criminalisation and criticism of it that makes it seem immoral or degrading to women.
If you’re in the habit of watching YouTube videos (who isn’t?), you’ve probably seen the advert where a woman discusses her pregnancy with a friend. She says the test not only confirmed her pregnancy, but also told her how far along she was.
October is global Breast Cancer Awareness month, but being vigilant about this disease extends beyond pink ribbons and one month of awareness.
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