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2 June 2016, 11:17am
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.

2 June 2016, 11:08am
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.

2 June 2016, 09:54am
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.

1 June 2016, 10:32am
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.

1 June 2016, 10:23am
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.

1 June 2016, 10:22am
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 2016, 10:00am
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 2016, 09:12am
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 2016, 3:30pm
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.