Choice to Use Contraceptives Now Up to South African Pupils
In its new policy on HIV, the basic education department says parents and staff can no longer keep condoms out of schools and that roving health department teams or other qualified health workers will provide sexual and reproductive health services to pupils.
Bhekisisa, 14 June 2017
School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new basic education department policy released on… Read more »
South Africa: Our Vaginas Are Our Own Affair!
What'sUpHIV, 15 June 2017
JAMES THABO MOLELEKWA writes: Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, 33, has harsh words for those who want to own women's vaginas. "Everyone has an opinion about the vagina," she said. Young women… Read more »
South Africa: Minister Motsoaledi Welcomes Health Survey
SAnews.gov.za, 15 May 2017
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has welcomed the 2016 South African Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS), saying some of its key results prove that government intervention has… Read more »