Commission For Gender Equality

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.

Sies! Sowetan, says gender equality group

The photographs accompanying the <i>Sowetan</i>'s front page story on August 15 are "shocking" and border on pornography.

Commission flogs gender laggards

For the first time, companies and government departments have been called to account for their lack of gender transformation.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it