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Fifteen witnesses for vice-chancellor probe

Sefako Makgatho University vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mbati had interdicted parliament last month from continuing with the inquiry

Vet all school employees now to stop sexual abuse

How many times should we be outraged before real action is taken to prevent, and not just address, the scourge of sexual abuse in schools?

Probe into SMU vice-chancellor put on ice

Lawyers have told Parliament’s higher education portfolio committee that it can’t examine sexual misconduct allegations against Vice-Chancellor Peter Mbati

Few women leaders in academia

Patriarchal culture still dominates university leadership in SA, despite an abundance of qualified women

Forced sterilisation is ‘inhuman’

According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report, this practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive women

Court victory for 400 000 elderly black women

An apartheid law that dispossessed black women of the assets accrued during their marriages has finally been scrapped after a Pinetown pensioner, facing impoverishment, went to court

Cabinet picks boost gender equality

South Africa is now just one of 11 countries in the world where women running the country make up the same proportion as they do in society

All our rights should be for all our people

Combating corruption, implementing court orders and holding the state accountable are critical for ensuring human rights for all

We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence

The Critical Thinking Forum focused on the higher education sector but it became clear that this is a manifestation of a broader social issue

‘Senior SABC managers and HR covered up sexual harassment’ – report

A recent report into instances of sexual harassment at the embattled broadcaster found managers collude with and cover up for alleged perpetrators

Rhodes rages after suicide

Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?

Underage, marginalised, married

The phenomenon of child brides amounts to state-sanctioned statutory rape

Gender Commission fully behind Caster Semenya

The commission believes the new IAAF regulations are discriminatory

‘Mbalula should stop tweeting and change the shabby treatment of women footballers’ – EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters have demanded that the sports minister spend more time developing Banyana Banyana and less time on social media.

Zuma reprimanded for comments about women

The Commission for Gender Equality has warned President Jacob Zuma to watch what he says when speaking about women, Beeld reported on Saturday.

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