Colleen Lowe Morna

CEO at Gender Links; women's rights advocate; journalist, author, trainer, researcher, Southern Africa; views expressed are my own, retweets not an endorsement.

Safeguarding women’s rights during the Covid-19 shutdown

Women will be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly considering their contribution as caregivers, in both professional and domestic settings

Show women that you care, Mr President

Ramaphosa has to demonstrate that achieving gender equality in SA is an important goal

Walk the talk against GBV

Mr Ramaphosa, you have seen and listened. Now it is time to make SA safe for women

Gender gap widens in SA media

The latest media figures show that women are slowly advancing, but their experiences tell of little change at the top

Abortion: SA must speak up

Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region

Herstory needs to be rewritten and read

Women remain the wallpaper of history and are daily denied a voice in our patriarchal society

Women the biggest losers in Zim election

The die has been cast against them, despite the reassurances of the country’s new leader

We can back SA’s golden girl by challenging our stereotypes

Supporting Caster Semenya means more than embracing her as an athlete

Cyril, the purple shall govern

'You wore a purple tie for Sona. Let’s paint South Africa purple!'

Feminism’s got its groove back

The Trump era seems to have revitalised the urgency to tackle gender inequality

NDZ can’t play a patriarchy victim

The women’s league failed to promote gender equality and, as a minister, Bathabile Dlamini used Zuma’s patronage to survive her disasters

Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana’s political and economic success

These countries share many similarities, including falls from grace and redemption, but it’s clear that military takeovers don’t salvage democracy

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!