Over 60% of South African Sex Workers HIV Positive

Updated: Thu 29 Jan, 06:14 am

A study by the South African National AIDS Council has concluded that an estimated 153,000 sex workers are active in the country. read more »

How Empowering Women Can Help End Poverty in Africa

Updated: Thu 29 Jan, 02:15 pm

As we begin 2015, the African Union's Year of Women's Empowerment, one thing is clear. Reduction in poverty will not be achieved without working to achieve gender equality as well. read more »

Egypt's Historic Conviction for Female Genital Cutting

Updated: Tue 27 Jan, 01:46 am

A doctor has been convicted of manslaughter after a 13-year-old girl died in a botched female genital mutilation procedure. read more »