The proposed equality legislation just duplicates functions from other laws, and offers nothing new, writes Lisa Vetten.
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.
From bloated salaries to floods of statements once a year, Verashni Pillay despairs of the department of women, children and people with disabilities.
Allegations of corruption and mismanagement have been highlighted in a secret report on the women, children and people with disabilities department.
Women Minister Lulu Xingwana has dismissed a "sensational hot air" report that she demanded to be upgraded on a flight from Accra, Ghana.
Minister of Women Lulu Xingwana will participate in Friday's march to protest against assaults on women wearing miniskirts.
A government department and ANC Women's League have added their voices to condemning the harassment of two teenagers at the Noord Street taxi rank.
Those charged with rape and murder of children should not get bail, says Lulu Xingwana, the Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities.