Home > Lifestyle > Woman > News News All sections in Woman » Friends and family » Menstruation » Your body » Your home » Your life » Woman News Movies may help end female genital mutilation A team from Switzerland and Sudan found that changing attitudes through entertainment could contribute to the abandoning of female genital mutilation (FGM). Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid Woman goes through hell with Implanon birth control implant When Amanda Nicole Vinsen took to Facebook and posted about her hellish experience of the contraceptive implant Implanon (Nexplanon in the US), the entry went viral. Silent protest against gender-based violence to be held in Pietermaritzburg The event will seek to highlight the dual epidemics of HIV and gender-based violence and will focus specific attention on the ongoing murder trial of Thulile Phugula that rocked Pietermaritzburg earlier this year. Test: Think you know your facts on violence against women? On 25 November, we will commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Do you know your facts on violence against women? New research may reveal the true extent of statutory rape in SA Mzanzi Magic’s recent “Our Perfect Wedding” saga thrust statutory rape into the spotlight but just how many cases of statutory rape are brought before the courts each year in South Africa is anyone’s guess. Rape survivor gets back on her feet Rape crisis Change a Life initiative helped rape survivor, Fumana gain financial independence with workshops that are offered at the centre. Hormones tied to uterine fibroid risk High levels of testosterone and oestrogen in middle age are linked to raised odds of benign tumours in the uterus. Egg donor scams hit SA South African women are being warned about donating their eggs through an agency after a Stellenbosch woman suffered dangerous consequences. Brazilian model dies after cosmetic procedure A model, who was a runner-up in one of Brazil’s biggest beauty pageants, has died after having cosmetic surgery to remove ‘laugh lines'. Get 25% off your fertility consultation & scan The Infertility Awareness Association of SA is offering a discount on fertility assessments done at selected clinics during Reproductive Health Month (1 - 29 February 2016). load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.