December 10, 2013
Kem Knapp Sawyer, author of "Champion of Freedom: Nelson Mandela," reflects on the man who walked out of prison and left his anger behind.
December 9, 2013
“What will he say? What will Mandela say after 27 years in prison?”
December 5, 2013 /
Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."
March 7, 2013 /
Receiving a disability grant in South Africa can be likened to winning the lottery. HIV positive residents who are poor may be forced to choose between their life and money to feed their families.
February 22, 2013
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
February 12, 2013 /
Ntuthu, an HIV positive mother and activist, doesn’t see the virus as a curse. Her status gives her the opportunity to speak publicly against the inequalities of women with HIV.
January 22, 2013 /
Luleka Che started a daycare for small children to teach the lessons she wishes she had learned. Her calling is to prepare them for the reality many of the children already face—life with HIV.
January 3, 2013 /
Long waits and too few providers are consigning more and more women to illegal abortions.
January 3, 2013 /
In South Africa, a country with one of the most permissive abortion-access laws in the world, many women find it is easier—and faster—to get an illegal abortion instead.
December 24, 2012 /
In South Africa, HIV positive women are not encouraged to have children. Ntuthu, who is HIV positive but wanted to have a baby, found the information she needed to give birth to a healthy child.