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Colleen Lowe Morna

Colleen Lowe Morna

    Show women that you care, Mr President
    Show women that you care, Mr President
    National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete once famously said that South Africa now has a culture of “zero tolerance for no women in politics”....
    Walk the talk against GBV
    Walk the talk against GBV
    Mr President, November 25, the International Day of No Violence Against Women, marks the start of the Sixteen Days of Activism on Gender-Based...
    Gender gap widens in SA media
    Gender gap widens in SA media
    A presstitute, a whore, a harridan, an animal and a quisling — these are just a few of the misogynistic labels that one of South Africa’s...
    Abortion: SA must speak up
    Abortion: SA must speak up
    ‘I woke up this morning and a nurse told me that I have been in a coma since I came in,” says Ntsoaki* from her bed in Lesotho’s only...
    Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
    Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
    Heroes of history: so reads many a textbook that shapes young minds. As Women’s Month in August turns to Heritage Month in September, the...
    Women the biggest losers in Zim election
    Women the biggest losers in Zim election
    The resignation of Robert Mugabe in November last year has brought a glimmer of hope for credible elections in Zimbabwe on July 30 after the many...
    We can back SA’s golden girl by challenging our stereotypes
    We can back SA’s golden girl by challenging our stereotypes
    I remember well when Caster Semenya came home after her first gold win and the controversy it stirred over her sex. Among the many placards at the...
    Cyril, the purple shall govern
    Cyril, the purple shall govern
    Dear Mr President,
    Feminism’s got its groove back
    Feminism’s got its groove back
    Every dark cloud truly has a silver lining. January  20 last year witnessed the inauguration of Donald Trump, the most overtly racist and...
    NDZ can’t play a patriarchy victim
    NDZ can’t play a patriarchy victim
    In a trailer for the ANC’s 54th conference, the eNCA news channel interviewed a broad spectrum of South Africans on what they know about...
    Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana’s political and economic success
    Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana’s political and economic success
    There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing....
    Leaders must walk the talk of gender equality
    Leaders must walk the talk of gender equality
    What is of interest to the public is not necessarily in the public interest — that is one way of looking at the recent titillating claims...