Policies and laws exist to protect women and girls but we need to take responsibility and act on them.
Walking while black and a woman in SA poses its own dangers, and brings to attention attitudes of privilege and superiority, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Parliament is there to serve the electorate and the fiscus, not to shield leaders like Jacob Zuma from tough questions – crude or not.
Its vulgarity and crudeness aside, the fact that abuse is hurled at women with such ease and nonchalance, and no fear of repercussion, made me angry.
Poor leadership has allowed xenophobia to bloom in South Africa, causing the country to fail Africa. Or so says Dr Nkosana Moyo.
Some things do make a big difference in our country, and sport is certainly one of them.
The cosmetics industry is still blatantly promoting the noxious idea that light is right.
The subtext that black people are incompetent is widespread and racist and must be addressed, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Gender rights are being dealt a further blow by leaders' inertia in rescuing the Nigerian teens from Boko Haram militants, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Remembering a fearful childhood encounter just brings home how far freedom has brought us, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.