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Will villages across SA remain without water after elections?

May 13, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

South Africans want actual change as the dust of elections settles, but will it come?

Elections Cheat Sheet: Your guide to a feminist vote

May 3, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

Like many South African women and queer people, you may find yourself in a conundrum about which political party to give your “X” to on May 8. Here is Health-e’s quick cheat sheet to help you make a pro-women, pro-queer choice — developed in partnership with the #Yvote4U campaign.

Broken promises leave women disillusioned ahead of elections

April 29, 2019

As the country heads to the polls, young women and gender non-conforming people feel failed by the governing party and have little hope in its rivals.

#Elections2019: Who can solve SA’s drug policy problem?

April 29, 2019

Drugs continue to devastate many lives and the people who use them are caught in a tug-of-war between morality and research. Do the country’s prominent political parties offer policies based on evidence, ideology or simply a lack of understanding?

Gender-Based Violence Summit fails to meet its own deadline

April 18, 2019

While government officials promised results by May, activists say they’ve had to put pressure on officials for any progress to happen.

#Elections2019: Parties pledge universal health, but lack detail

April 8, 2019

How ‘universal’ is the universal health coverage envisaged by the National Health Insurance scheme? The draft law contains xenophobic rhetoric, but the country’s main political parties offer very few alternatives in the manifestos.

#FreeToBleed: Zero-rating and free pads to start in South Africa

April 1, 2019
Gender   News  

Bleeding every month is about to get a lot cheaper for many people who menstruate. In some cases, it may even be free.