teenage pregnancies

 
In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper
In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper
Stuck in evening traffic in Buffalo Street, King William’s Town, I saw a car exceeding the speed limit in the opposite lane, obviously trying to...
'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for mums-to-be
'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for mums-to-be
A coalition of human rights groups has condemned as unconstitutional the Tanzanian president’s comments that pregnant girls should be banned from...
Youth avoid sexual healthcare
Youth avoid sexual healthcare
Youth is thought of as a period of optimum health, but many initiatives to ensure young people’s sexual and reproductive health, including the...
Helen Zille's words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument
Helen Zille's words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument
RIGHT OF REPLYFrom Sipho Hlongwane’s bizarre article, 
Sugar daddies: Shame the blessers, not the blessed
Sugar daddies: Shame the blessers, not the blessed
I went to school with a girl I will call Rachel to protect her identity. She was four years older than me, and easily the most beautiful girl in our...
[From our archives] 'Once he says he doesn't want a condom, that's that'
[From our archives] 'Once he says he doesn't want a condom, that's that'
One out of three Sowetan women between the ages of 18-24 say...
Contraception at schools on Gauteng's agenda
Contraception at schools on Gauteng's agenda
Gender activists have welcomed talks between the Gauteng departments of education and health about introducing contraception in schools.
Zuma's remarks on teen pregnancy not only wrong but reckless
Zuma's remarks on teen pregnancy not only wrong but reckless
Addressing the National House of Traditional Leaders on March 10, President Jacob Zuma repeated shocking comments he first made in 2009, saying...
Zuma: Send teenage moms to Robben Island
Zuma: Send teenage moms to Robben Island
President Jacob Zuma reiterated his view that teenage mothers should be separated from their babies until they have completed their schooling...
Pupils Speak Out: Peer pressure against using protection
Pupils Speak Out: Peer pressure against using protection
The article you are about to read is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they...
Pupils put an end to inequality and sexual violence
Pupils put an end to inequality and sexual violence
“I dress the way I want, it’s my body and it’s not an excuse to rape me,” the 16-year-old Northern Cape pupil says into her cell phone...

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