These are the harms Facebook researchers have been documenting for years
Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise – here are the harms researchers have...
What is Lean? What you should know about this new drug your teen could be using
A new drug called Lean is becoming popular among teens. Local substance abuse expert tells parents how to spot signs of drug use.
How to make sure your teen doesn't fall for (and spread) fake news
How do you make sure your teen doesn’t fall victim to misinformation? Here are some tips.
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'Turning lemons into lemonade': Mom with troubled childhood opens an NPO to help pregnant teens finish school
Kids in Distress South Africa renders support to pregnant teenagers and their newborn babies with the vision to ensure the soon-to-be new...
'Hold perpetrators to account': How is the law protecting our youth from teen pregnancy?
South Africa has recorded a significant increase in teen pregnancy since the beginning of the pandemic, so how is the law protecting our...
Skateboarding prodigy, Boipelo Awuah, 15, tells us about her Olympic experience and ill-timed injury
Boipelo Awuah, 15, was set to be the youngest member of the South African Olympic team, but when she had to withdraw, she didn't let it...
Bathabile Dlamini | Teenage pregnancies: These are not just statistics, these are real lives
Bathabile Dlamini writes that the serious challenge of teenage pregnancy is not new and needs a societal and humane approach to eradicate...
WATCH | UK teen who was wheelchair-bound for more than a year taught herself to walk again
UK teen Holly Whaling was wheelchair-bound for more than a year and taught herself how to walk again. Now, she's preparing to walk the...
What caused the 'double pandemic' of teenage pregnancy during Covid-19 in South Africa?
Even before the pandemic, in South Africa, 16% of young women aged 15-19 had begun childbearing. One factor that has contributed to this...
'For every problem drinker, up to 16 lives are affected': Local NGO supports teens affected by alcoholism
Meetings are held two to three times weekly by SAPS cleared certified Alateen Group Sponsors who lead teens through talks with their...
Could your teen be experiencing suicidal thoughts? Here are 12 red flags to look out for
With nearly 18% of teens having considered attempting suicide, it is important to look out for red flags. Here are 12 warning signs to...
Want to relate better to Gen Z? Learn about these aesthetic trends catching their attention
Gen Z is embodying aesthetics such as cottagecore, dark academia, royalcore, and Y2K. So what are these aesthetics and why does it matter?
'She manipulated me, she starved me and she nearly killed me': Local blogger details experiences with Anorexia Nervosa
With the rise of social media, pressure is being put on the youth to reach unrealistic body goals, making it vital to be informed of...
WATCH | Belgian-British teen hopes to become the youngest woman ever to fly solo around the world
The Belgian-British pilot plans to reach 52 countries, including China, Nicaragua and Russia, in three months and snag the world record.
Local teenagers swim to Robben Island for lifeguards who lost their jobs due to Covid-19
Savannah Voigt and Zack Waters hope to raise funds for lifeguards who have lost their jobs due to Covid-19.
'She had dropped out of school without us knowing': Local mom open's up about her teen's depression
"When I talked to her (not confronted), she broke down in tears and told me that she was anxious all the time, that she sometimes did not...
Teen shares what it was like growing up with over 100 siblings
Murray Blackmore shares what it was like growing up with 27 mothers and 150 siblings.
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Rachel and Siya Kolisi join forces with Roche to launch a free children's book
'Giving classic fairy tales a modern spin': Nal'ibali and Standard Bank team up to...