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Trump’s Gag Rule causes global damage

January 28, 2019
Reproductive Health   Women's Health  

Despite liberal abortion laws in many countries, anti-abortion US policy has forced NGOs worldwide dependent on US dollars to curtail their family planning, pregnancy services and information they provide to patients, according to a report given exclusively to Health-e.

Disability activist on a drive to get people to walk in her shoes

December 31, 2018
Disability   Women's Health  

Masingita Masungu is embarking on an epic journey from Cape Town to Cairo to celebrate Africa’s diversity as she spreads her message: “Walk in my shoes”.

How hunger erodes mental health

October 10, 2017
Women's Health  

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Lack of food security is driving depression, anxiety and suicidal behaviour in poor communities

VIDEO: Tech tool for rape survivors

October 5, 2017
Gender   Multimedia   Sexual Violence   Video   Women's Health  

The level of rape in South Africa is comparable to a war zone. Health-e’s Izwi Lami campaign allows survivors to share their voices, access counseling services and campaign for change, all through a free SMS conversation.

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“My family cycle ends with me”

July 4, 2017
OurHealth   Women's Health  

Mpumalanga – The brave mother of an 11-year old daughter has undertaken to ensure that, despite their harrowing experiences and difficulties, her child will not suffer as much as she has.

VIDEO: A balanced diet in an unequal society

Many South Africans don’t earn enough to afford healthy foods and end up with ‘lifestyle’ diseases like diabetes. Noma-Afrika is a domestic worker whose story illustrates that inequality permeates our diets too.

Fake doctor arrested

January 20, 2017
News   OurHealth   Women's Health  

FREE STATE – An intelligence operation between Crime intelligence and the Free State Hawks has led to the arrest of a man accused of performing illegal abortions.