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54 days ago
Why teenage boys are so gawky
Why teenage boys are so gawky

Sudden growth spurts leave teen boys unco-ordinated because their brains have not had time to adjust to their rapid increase ...

57 days ago
How 130 notes made a difference
How 130 notes made a difference

After a teen attempted suicide, a teacher set out to show her students they are special.

57 days ago
Shoeless children do better at school - study
Shoeless children do better at school - study

Children who learn with no shoes on are more likely to do better than peers with footwear, a decade-long study has revealed.

57 days ago
SA kids really big on social media
SA kids really big on social media

Despite the rise of cellphones in the country, South African children spend the majority of their time on the computer, says a new study.

57 days ago
SA youth have a role to play - Zulu
SA youth have a role to play - Zulu

The youth have a responsibility to ensure the development of the country, says Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu.

58 days ago
Pad protest at Youth Month launch
Pad protest at Youth Month launch

The launch of National Youth Month in Soweto was overshadowed by a protest about the shortage of sanitary pads.

58 days ago
Gauteng school site down for a few days
Gauteng school site down for a few days

The deadline for school applications is gone, and Gauteng's online system will be shut down from today.

58 days ago
Bloggers giving young girls bad advice - experts
Bloggers giving young girls bad advice - experts

'Clean eating' craze can fuel eating disorders in teenage girls, nutritionists warn.

59 days ago
Last call for Gauteng school applications
Last call for Gauteng school applications

More than 600 000 online applications for 2017 have been processed, the Gauteng education department says.

59 days ago
Trek4Mandela to help girls who need pads
Trek4Mandela to help girls who need pads

Sixty-seven people aim to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for girls who can't afford sanitary towels.

59 days ago
Playing truant to avoid embarrassment
Playing truant to avoid embarrassment

The Caring4-Girls initiative, with which Independent Media is partnered, supplies sanitary pads to about 270 000 girls.

31 May '16, 08:00am
32 000 Cape schoolgirls get HPV shot
32 000 Cape schoolgirls get HPV shot

More than 32 000 Grade 4 girls received the first of two doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine.

31 May '16, 07:12am
A day in the life of a digitally-equipped teen
A day in the life of a digitally-equipped teen

Psychology professor Sonia Livingstone goes through a typical day in the life of a teenager.

30 May '16, 1:30pm
Dagga 'is not dumbing down US teens'
Dagga 'is not dumbing down US teens'

The number of American teens with marijuana-related problems fell by 24 percent between 2002 and 2013.

30 May '16, 07:56am
See art from children's hearts
See art from children's hearts

A new art exhibition showcases the work of talented children from disadvantaged backgrounds.