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​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
COMMENTIs gender equity possible while traditional patriarchal institutions and customs flourish in a democratic South Africa? Since many of...
Rights will be eroded by new chiefly laws
Rights will be eroded by new chiefly laws
Women's Month and Women's Day have rolled around again, and hapless citizens will once more have to endure the sight of politicians and government...
The Goldilocks zone of gender, identity and perhaps … God?
The Goldilocks zone of gender, identity and perhaps … God?
During a general yet necessary conversation with a friend the other day, she asked me how I was. You know, the usual, love, life, people, relationships, interactions, and all the rest. In a surprisingly mellow mood that was not tainted by some exertion of trying to restrain a looming...
Women sick of inequality - literally
Women sick of inequality - literally
More women are at risk of high blood pressure than men, a World Health Organisation (WHO) study published last week revealed - and experts placed much of the...
New political party to tackle gender issues
New political party to tackle gender issues
A new political party with a focus on gender issues will contest the national elections this year, Equal Rights...
Women work while men socialise, finds Stats SA
Women work while men socialise, finds Stats SA
Statistics South Africa compiled its "A Survey of Time Use" report in 2010, but only released it on August 28 because of a...
Lennox calls on SA to fight gender-based violence
Lennox calls on SA to fight gender-based violence
The pop icon, who has been campaigning against Aids for a decade, took up the cause against gender-based violence after hearing of the murder...
Anne Frank's diary isn't pornographic – it just reveals an uncomfortable truth
Anne Frank's diary isn't pornographic – it just reveals an uncomfortable truth
Gail Horalek, the mother of a 7th-grade child in Michigan in the US, has made international headlines by complaining that the unabridged...
Man up to gender studies
Man up to gender studies
Because the rise of women's studies as a moral line of inquiry for those in the arts and social sciences was arguably motivated by a sense of a...
Parliamentary scorn for civil society a cause for concern
Parliamentary scorn for civil society a cause for concern
Given the dire straits in which the Gender Commission finds itself, the parliamentary portfolio committee responsible for the selection of new...
And Jill came tumbling after
And Jill came tumbling after
Adam Sandler's latest comedy is shallow, scatological, lazy, crass and brazenly commercial.

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