Gaye Davis WOMEN in Parliament have a doubly loaded agenda. They bear the hopes and dreams of millions of South African women wanting a better life — and the responsibility for making sure the constitution’s great-sounding new clauses become more than just paper guarantees. Yet, a year down the line, they still lack the basic […]
Parliament asked to investigate Commission for Gender Equality after Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo’s secret meeting with its chair while he was the subject of a complaint to the body
The Commission for Gender Equality says reports on the death of Reeva Steenkamp shifts attention from gender-based violence to Oscar Pistorius.
Businesses are performing "dismally" when it comes to implementing equality in the workplace, the Commission for Gender Equality said on Monday.
The Commission for Gender Equality is in such a chaotic state that it should be placed under "mentorship", recommends a report.
The ANC has made great strides towards equal representation of women in political leadership, the Commission for Gender Equality said on Thursday.
The chief executive of the Commission for Gender Equality, Chana Majake, had to be escorted by security guards from her Johannesburg office this week after angry staff members accused her of maladministration. The commission announced Majake’s immediate suspension this week without providing any details.
The Commission on Gender Equality is concerned that gender issues will receive inadequate attention under a single ‘umbrella’ human rights and equality commission. In a statement on Thursday, it said it had been created as a stand-alone body out of ”no accident of history”.
The issue surrounding salary discrepancies in the workplace needs to be taken seriously, the Commission on Gender Equality said on Wednesday. The commission was responding to reports indicating that women are still being paid lower salaries than their male colleagues. What struck a cord was a report that the media is among the defaulters.
The Commission on Gender Equality on Tuesday questioned whether Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is being set up for failure because she is a woman. A spokesperson said the commission is wondering whether an incident, where a trip by Mlambo-Ngcuka cost tax payers an estimated R4,55-million, was designed to set the country’s first female deputy president up for failure.