gender equality

 
Advancing gender equality in academia
Advancing gender equality in academia
Although attaining gender equality in wider society is a slow journey, it is more shocking that the same is true for the higher education sector....
Unequal educational outcomes are about more than enrolment
Unequal educational outcomes are about more than enrolment
Recent decades have brought significant progress toward a more just and equal world in areas such as poverty reduction, immunisation and life...
US women footballers' equal pay lawsuit to go to trial in 2020
US women footballers' equal pay lawsuit to go to trial in 2020
The equal pay lawsuit filed by United States women footballers against the US Soccer Federation has been scheduled to go to trial on May 5, 2020,...
Women must lead, the rest will follow
Women must lead, the rest will follow
Equal representation lies at the very heart of democracy. Research suggests that a society becomes more secure and economically prosperous as...
Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
No country, out of 129 countries in five regions, has “fully achieved the promise of gender equality” — a target established by the...
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender prisoners. The court will have to decide whether...
Welsh leader pledges to create a gender equal government
Welsh leader pledges to create a gender equal government
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones announced on Monday that he pledges to see transformation towards gender equality within the country’s...
Exclusive: The 'professional apartheid' sidelining women at the African Union
Exclusive: The 'professional apartheid' sidelining women at the African Union
When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma left the African Union Commission, she did so to mixed reviews. But most analysts agreed that she had succeeded, where...
​Queer students battle for inclusion
​Queer students battle for inclusion
The youth grabbed Dewaldt Visser by the collar, spat in his face and said: “Fok off uit hierdie huis uit. Jy behoort nie hier nie. [Fuck off out of...
SA universities' professoriate needs more women but fares adequately by global standards
SA universities' professoriate needs more women but fares adequately by global standards
Arguably, there are too few women professors at local universities – but the picture looks even bleaker at some overseas institutions.
Africa is more pro-women leadership than most of the world according to study
Africa is more pro-women leadership than most of the world according to study
A new report on women in leadership positions across the African continent has just been released and while it shows we still have a long way to...

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