Anc Women's League

​Why do the media take gender justice seriously in August, but ignore it otherwise?

Edna Molewa takes issue with the cynicism surrounding Women’s Month, saying it’s a time to refocus on the struggle for emancipation.

Get it right, newsdesks, the ANC aunties are not exactly fighting for women’s rights

We should be overjoyed that the focus is on women, but the way the media deals with this is generally underwhelming.

Attempts to rejuvenate ANC Women’s League under fire

Some members say the ANCWL's new "young women's desk" is a "calculated move to sideline younger women and suppress them".

Women put it out there for Zuma

The ANC Women's League will defend any ANC leader, says secretary general Meokgo Matuba.

Blame apartheid for rape stats

Patriarchy and men scarred by racism violate women to assert their masculinity.

Activism: The ANCWL is out of its league

August, Women's Month, has seen the league select a new president. But for many young women the body has no relevance to their political identity.

ANCWL votes for change, elects Dlamini as President

In a host of leadership changes, the ANC Women's League has elected Bathabile Dlamini to replace Angie Motshekga as president.

ANC women ‘not pawns’

ANC Women's League president Angie Motshekga has lashed out at male leaders who dictate who should lead the league.

ANC Women’s League’s finances are ‘healthy’

The treasurer says she has personally raised R40m for the ANC Women's League coffers.

ANC rebukes its women’s league

Political inaction, poor finances, disorganisation and a power battle are some of the problems facing the women's league.

Zuma: 2015 will be a busy year for ANC politics

Jacob Zuma has admitted that the state of the ANC’s leagues is a weakness within the organisation and has called on leaders not to interfere.

Motshekga: We all say dumb things, Zuma is only human

"If President Jacob Zuma says young women must marry and other things, let's not make a big thing out of it," the ANC Women's League president said.

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