The proposed new law is aimed at affording sex workers better working conditions, access to health care and remove the discrimination and stigma against them
Almost 1 000 women were killed by their intimate partners over the past 12 years, but the government achieved just one in five of its targets to fight gender-based violence and femicide
While our situation is complicated by multiple historical inequalities, it is imperative that women participate meaningfully in all economic sectors
There are few convictions, many cases are withdrawn and there is a lack of resources, training and staff
Access to land ownership and property rights is inextricably linked to self-determination.
The gender commission is unsure whether a governing body exists for the multi-billion National Strategic Plan on Gender-based Violence and Femicide
Parliament asked to investigate Commission for Gender Equality after Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo’s secret meeting with its chair while he was the subject of a complaint to the body
Feminist activist groups still demand justice for human-right violations against women living with HIV
The interim steering committee tasked with setting up a gender-based violence and femicide structure has not been convened for almost two years
Sefako Makgatho University vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mbati had interdicted parliament last month from continuing with the inquiry
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?
Lawyers have told Parliament’s higher education portfolio committee that it can’t examine sexual misconduct allegations against Vice-Chancellor Peter Mbati
Patriarchal culture still dominates university leadership in SA, despite an abundance of qualified women
According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report, this practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive 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
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
Combating corruption, implementing court orders and holding the state accountable are critical for ensuring human rights for all
The Critical Thinking Forum focused on the higher education sector but it became clear that this is a manifestation of a broader social issue
A recent report into instances of sexual harassment at the embattled broadcaster found managers collude with and cover up for alleged perpetrators
Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?
The phenomenon of child brides amounts to state-sanctioned statutory rape
The commission believes the new IAAF regulations are discriminatory
The Economic Freedom Fighters have demanded that the sports minister spend more time developing Banyana Banyana and less time on social media.
The Commission for Gender Equality has warned President Jacob Zuma to watch what he says when speaking about women, Beeld reported on Saturday.
The photographs accompanying the <i>Sowetan</i>’s front page story on August 15 are "shocking" and border on pornography.
For the first time, companies and government departments have been called to account for their lack of gender transformation.
Businesses are performing "dismally" when it comes to implementing equality in the workplace, the Commission for Gender Equality said on Monday.
The Commission for Gender Equality is in such a chaotic state that it should be placed under "mentorship", recommends a report.
Nomboniso Gasa, who resigned on Thursday, said her resignation was precipitated by a summons to Parliament where a ‘decree’ was issued.
Gender Commission chair told to account
to Parliament, writes Sello S Alcock.
The Commission for Gender Equality takes issues of discrimination seriously; not only against women, but all issues of discrimination on grounds of ge
Commission for Gender Equality chairperson Nomboniso Gasa fields a few tough questions from Nicole Johnston.