The COVID-19 pandemic and South Africa’s national lockdown has exacerbated existing challenges the LGBTQI+ community and sex workers experience in accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare services. Tiyese Jeranji reports.
Already at an increased risk of serious COVID-19 illness, older persons in poor communities face an additional set of difficulties in staying safe and healthy. Siyabonga Kamnqa spoke to older people, experts, civil society organisations and government authorities on what can be done to protect older people.
By Nomatter Ndebele – One in four women surveyed in the Rustenburg area reports having been raped, according to a report released yesterday at the 1st South African National conference on Violence being held at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksbur g.