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.
Marie Stopes South Africa – Blog
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.
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.
Whoever said ‘three’s a crowd’ obviously never had great group sex. If you’re wondering why we’re about to dive into threesomes, moresomes and swinging, it’s because we know that sexuality is complex, and that there’s an incredible range of turn-ons for different people – like sex with multiple people.
We hope this info will help you take control…of when and if to have a baby. You can fall pregnant from having sex just once with no contraception, if it happens during the womans fertile time – and remember, sperm can live in a woman’s body for up to 5 days. Take control and prevent…
You may have heard a lot about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), but how much of what you’ve been told is fact – and how much fiction?
We know, we know, you’ve heard it before – pap smears are important; pap smears are great. So why are we banging on about it again? Because September is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and as you know, we feel strongly about helping our readers stay physically and sexually healthy. We’re going to keep driving the…
When we talk about rape or sexual assault, we’re talking about any unwanted sexual contact between people. It usually involves force, and there is no consent. Critically, rape and sexual assault are crimes.
There’s an enduring myth that lesbians – women who have sex with women – don’t have to worry about contracting a sexually transmitted infection or HIV. Even some healthcare providers will tell you this. But it’s important that you understand the risks: any time two people’s bodily fluids come into contact, there’s a chance of…
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