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The Evolutionary Reason Why Women Orgasm

The Evolutionary Reason Why Women Orgasm

Why do women have orgasms? The question has long confused scientists; after all, orgasm isn’t necessary for conception, and women can orgasm even when they’re not having reproductive sex. Now, a new study brings an interesting new theory into the mix: Women’s orgasms could be a vestige left over by evolution itself. In a literature […]

Sexual Health Gets Little Attention In A Crisis, With Devastating Results

Sexual Health Gets Little Attention In A Crisis, With Devastating Results

About 125 million people are affected by crises. A quarter of those people are female and of reproductive age – and women are 14 times more likely than men to die in a crisis. On Monday global thinkers, activists and politicians will come together for the world humanitarian summit in Istanbul to tackle some of […]

South African Govt Aims to Protect Young Women from Sugar Daddies

South African Govt Aims to Protect Young Women from Sugar Daddies

Pretoria — The Department of Health is launching a campaign that focuses on protecting girls and young women from the many social ills that affect their health and overall wellbeing. The three-year campaign will address HIV infection and pregnancy, including the phenomenon of sugar daddies, who are commonly referred to as “blessers” in pop lingo. […]

‘Eating Banana With Its Cover’ – Misconceptions About Condoms

‘Eating Banana With Its Cover’ – Misconceptions About Condoms

Ethiopia is a conservative society, where open discussion about sex is rare, so it comes as no surprise that the younger generation find it hard to talk about condoms. Misrak (28) from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, remembers the first time she heard about condoms was while she was at junior secondary school. Her first reaction was […]

Welcome to Mirabel: the first centre supporting rape survivors in Nigeria

Welcome to Mirabel: the first centre supporting rape survivors in Nigeria

When Imade was seven years old her teacher began to sexually abuse her after school. “He [told] me I was a smart and beautiful girl and gave me little sums of money,” says Imade, now 24. One day, he raped her. Imade told her mother, who complained to the school. “They fired him, but that […]