Gender Discrimination

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

Climate crisis and gender

Women are hit hardest by climate change – and they're fighting back

Communitarian ideals in capitalist workplaces

Companies are trying to build community among workers. But this can have sinister side-effects

Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination

Last year it emerged that medical universities had routinely altered the admissions test scores of applicants to keep some of them out

Dorcus Moleli

Head of quality, Danone South Africa

Old boy club dominates engineering

Women who raise their voices against the sexism in this field do so at the risk of their careers

Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out

The scandal was uncovered by investigators looking into claims the university padded the scores of an education ministry bureaucrat's son

#THETOTALSHUTDOWN: Memorandum of demands

This document sets out our list of demands to the state

Morocco’s women surfing the waves in taboo sport

Despite efforts to improve the status of women in the North African country, attitudes have been slow to change.

Grace Bible Church: We don’t discriminate against anyone

The church is yet to condemn Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, who is accused of making homophobic remarks.

Policing communities: How the SAPS is failing to uphold LGBTI rights

With the SAPS perpetuating discrimination against gay and lesbian people, members of South Africa's LGBTI community continue to fear the police.

The M&G’s first Rainbow fellow: ‘I want to help empower LGBTI Africans’

The M&G's first Rainbow fellow, Carl Collison, shares why issues affecting the LGBTI community on the continent are so important to him.

Latest

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