ARTICLES RELATING TO WELLNESS

The father of my children evicted us from our home

2016-06-21 21:39

After more than 20 years of building and mending a relationship torn apart by his adultery, this man has now chosen to turn his back on his family.

11-day cycle challenge set to provide sanitary packs for homeless women

2016-06-14 09:59

Students commit to an 11-day cycling challenge to raise R70 000 for homeless women who are underequipped during their menstruation cycles.

The parody over periods isn’t funny

2016-06-01 17:14

Columnist Cath Jenkin believes women’s issues are in many ways men’s issues too.

Mpho Tutu van Furth: we must question homophobia in the Anglican Church

2016-05-30 16:27

This decision by the Anglican Church is an attack on the rights of free individuals to live their lives

After my transition I am happy for the first time in my life

2016-05-17 10:34

“I was never a boy. I was a little girl stuck in an unaccepting, unforgivable world."

7 things we can do to help the homeless

2016-05-12 09:29

No matter who, where or how old you are, you can make a difference and here’s how.

How do homeless women handle menstruation?

2016-05-12 09:19

Sanitary products are a luxury that a lot of women can’t afford. If you live on the streets, what do you do when your period arrives?

"I want to go back to 2005 to buy another pair of my favourite jeans"

2016-05-09 16:01

This reader shares her frustrating experience with finding for the perfect pair of jeans from child to adulthood.

Outrageous sayings from our childhood

2016-05-05 09:00

Lili Radloff is baffled by the insidious things we were taught when we were younger and considers how it affects our behaviour today.

15 Twitter truths by Thuli Madonsela

2016-05-04 07:39

Advocate Thuli Madonsela was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2014. We take a look at some of her top tweets.

 

Drinking and sex: What does too drunk to consent mean?

2016-06-14 16:32

In light of the recent media attention around the Brock Turner rape case, Jennifer Thorpe gives some information around the legalities of alcohol and sex in SA.

The poor rapist had his whole life ahead of him…

2016-06-06 13:00

Rape culture means that even when a rapist is found guilty, the system expresses concern for his future. This stinks, says Georgina Guedes.

5 ways to provide sanitary products for girls in need

2016-05-31 12:47

Helping hopeless women one period at a time.

You should be unashamed about your panic attacks

2016-05-30 14:02

I have tablets I can take, but when I take it too late, here's what can happen.

I watched heroin kill my son

2016-05-17 10:30

A mother’s heart-breaking story of her son’s endless battle with drugs and his last few days on earth.

Homeless people in the City of Cape Town

2016-05-12 09:19

Research by the city reveals that there are over 7000 homeless people on the streets.

Why free bleeding is much less gross and less radical than you think it is

2016-05-12 09:05

It's time we get over the antiquated thought that periods are somehow dirty or shameful.

Are you ready to face very difficult realities about yourself?

2016-05-09 15:40

Saffiya Ismail shares how life can teach you so much and why it's vital to learn life's lessons.

Stripping down to up self-confidence? Why I did a boudoir photo shoot

2016-05-04 10:21

Controversy often surrounds the idea that going naked can empower women. Marisa Crous dives in head first to investigate this notion.

3 things you need to stop doing to your vagina. Like, right now.

2016-04-29 16:06

We speak to a gynaecologist to get the final word on treating and cleaning your ladybits.

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