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Joanne Joseph
Joanne Joseph
"For many years women were considered mere autocue monkeys, while men did the really hard-hitting journalism. Thanks to a few important women...
Morocco's women surfing the waves in taboo sport
Morocco's women surfing the waves in taboo sport
Moroccan women surfers have become a common sight as they skim the waves off the coast of the capital, Rabat, but they still can face prejudice and...
Mind the gender pain gap
Mind the gender pain gap
As with pay, opportunities and promotions, women get short shrift when it comes to their pain being taken seriously. Women in pain get less...
The words we use do matter
The words we use do matter
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​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
COMMENTIs gender equity possible while traditional patriarchal institutions and customs flourish in a democratic South Africa? Since many of...
​Gender equality in elections cannot be left to the whims of political parties
​Gender equality in elections cannot be left to the whims of political parties
GENDER PARITYDespite a 3% increase in women candidates fielded by political parties for the local elections, it seems inevitable that...
Reading Naked Girls Reading: Are we dismantling or reinforcing gendered expression?
Reading Naked Girls Reading: Are we dismantling or reinforcing gendered expression?
Last weekend, Naked Girls Reading returned to Johannesburg’s intimate POP Art theatre for a brief three-performance run, themed “African...
I can be both goddess and pot stirrer
I can be both goddess and pot stirrer
In the world where women are pigeonholed, the hashtag #ICanBeBoth sees women claiming their right to be multifaceted people.
Why South Africa can be accused of hating its young women
Why South Africa can be accused of hating its young women
The extent of gender-based violence in South Africa is rarely understood. It involves physical and psychological harm, humiliation, mental or...

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