Maternity leave for women in developing countries is still a massive problem, with many women in informal sectors not receiving adequate cover.
Unintended pregnancies and abortions in Nigeria could be reduced if myths are dispelled and young women have the right information.
Women chiefs are playing an increasingly important role in the country’s development, advocating for women's and children's rights.
South African women are more money-savvy than they used to be with more bank accounts than men, but they still earn less than their male counterparts.
The Judicial Service Commission plans to interview five candidates for key positions – and all of them are women.
Despite gains, the overall picture is of an excruciatingly slow pace in increasing women's participation in the African political space, surveys show.
The gender pay discrepancy in Germany is one of the highest in the European Union.
Efforts to promote gender equality in the JSC are being stalled by obstacles such as the "boys club", foiling hopes for gender transformation.
Weighed down by the past, the Cape university is lagging behind in transforming its staff profile
A Bill that aims to empower women and promote gender equality has been adopted in the National Assembly.
Research shows women are more likely to have high blood pressure and experts blame the added stress of unequal gender roles.
Feminist polemic can breed defensiveness. How can we make it more fully inclusive?
For all the talk of the imperative of strict compliance with section 174(2) of the Constitution when it comes to gender only lip service is paid.
In its biggest decision for 20 years, the Church of England's legislative body will vote on whether to allow women bishops.
Until all women are safe and have access to health services, Women's Month will mean nothing, writes Marion Stevens.
As the 16 days of activism campaign kicked off in South Africa, the UN has called for zero tolerance for violence against women.
Outgoing JSE chief executive Russell Loubser's recent slapping of a female M&G reporter's behind at a press conference serves as a metaphor.
Confidence is a muscle you need in a competitive world and size does matter. Women who don't have it require training, if not surgical intervention.