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8 reasons your period is late

Our Bodies
Worried because your period is late? Do not start saving for diapers yet, missed or late periods happen for many reasons other than pregnancy.

Fatou Jagne Senghor: Human rights & free expression campaigner

Female Body
For two decades, Senegambian Fatou Jagne Senghor has passionately defended human rights, media freedoms, and the freedom of expression across the continent.

Why is my vagina dry?

Female Body
Here are a few causes of vaginal dryness - and here's what you can do to help yourself.

Dr. Josephine Kulea: The woman shielding girls from FGM

Female Body
International Day of the Girl Child is on Sunday. We're honouring a few champions because of it. Our first champion Dr. Josephine Kulea. She is working towards ending FGM and the sexual enslavement of children.

What Obstetric Fistula looks like

Female Body
This story is a reality for many women.

Ok, ladies, now let's get into Kegels

Female Body
Your vaginal health is just as important as your overall health. This can't be stressed enough - and it is more than keeping your lady bits clean.

Menstruation: an overview

Female Body
Did you know that your whole menstrual cycle is more than just your period?

Let's talk about the female orgasm - and don't fake it!

Female Body
We know what an orgasm is, but can we tell what it looks like on a woman's body? And who is faking it?