Watching television can have a big impact on young people's attitudes towards HIV and Aids and safe sex.
Sudden growth spurts leave teen boys unco-ordinated because their brains have not had time to adjust to their rapid increase ...
After a teen attempted suicide, a teacher set out to show her students they are special.
Children who learn with no shoes on are more likely to do better than peers with footwear, a decade-long study has revealed.
Despite the rise of cellphones in the country, South African children spend the majority of their time on the computer, says a new study.
The youth have a responsibility to ensure the development of the country, says Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu.
The launch of National Youth Month in Soweto was overshadowed by a protest about the shortage of sanitary pads.
The deadline for school applications is gone, and Gauteng's online system will be shut down from today.
'Clean eating' craze can fuel eating disorders in teenage girls, nutritionists warn.
More than 600 000 online applications for 2017 have been processed, the Gauteng education department says.
Sixty-seven people aim to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for girls who can't afford sanitary towels.
The Caring4-Girls initiative, with which Independent Media is partnered, supplies sanitary pads to about 270 000 girls.
More than 32 000 Grade 4 girls received the first of two doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Psychology professor Sonia Livingstone goes through a typical day in the life of a teenager.
The number of American teens with marijuana-related problems fell by 24 percent between 2002 and 2013.