Knowledge of the Constitution is enabling young lesbian women on the East Rand to fight for their rights and to ‘walk tall’ in the face of persecution. They are eking out spaces for themselves through small daily acts of defiance.
To commemorate Youth Month in June, Health-e News is broadcasting a five-part adolescent health series on Morning Live (SABC 2). This insert – the fifth in the series – follows Mpho, a lesbian youth, as she learns to be more open about her sexuality.
South Africa may have one of the highest rape rates in the world, similar to countries at war but why do men rape? Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking and Health-e News investigate in this latest documentary.
As the country celebrates 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Lusikisiki residents came together to raiser awareness about rape, but argue that safety, and access to justice and care should be priorities 365 days a year.