Holly McNish was told to stay home the first time she tried to breastfeed her baby in public. Feeling “embarrassed” she nursed her daughter in bathrooms for six months — sitting on “cold toilet lids” her baby “sipping on milk, nostrils sniffing up piss”. Her spoken word poem is a moving defence of breastfeeding in…
The ANC stalwart speaks candidly about her book, regrets for putting SA before her family, and her fear that history will repeat itself. Image – Gallo
Uganda’s poor medical care has left many women with fistulas after childbirth but aid groups are helping them access treatment. View the slideshow here.
Sarah Britten and Haji Mohamed Dawjee talk about the FHM controversy and the difficulty with rape jokes in SA.
Two Ugandan activists speak about their struggle for recognition and the abuse they endure in light of the proposed Anti-homosexuality Bill.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.