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Towards a gender-equal world: a mission for all

While a fair and inclusive world means a more prosperous and safer world for all of us, gender equality is an objective in its own right

South African football has lost a feminist in Anele Ngcongca

The Bafana Bafana defender valued women who loved sport

Why we must fight to secure places for more women and young people in politics

Too often, governments talk the talk on gender equality, but fail to walk the walk

Vet all school employees now to stop sexual abuse

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?

The fight for equality in domestic relationships goes to the courts

What could be a landmark case seeking recognition for a woman’s right to inheritance and maintenance in the event of her partner’s death, is currently being adjudicated

What the Harvey Weinstein case can teach us about a complainant-centred process

The verdict highlights a number of critical issues required to build systems, processes and advocacy when it comes to working in the space of gender-based violence

Gender-based violence is a barrier to achieving development agenda

Modern development strategies often recognise the pivotal importance of enabling women to fulfill their potential and contribute effectively to their economies. Yet they fail to recognise the need for concerted action to protect women from violence

Queen bees in the workplace want to keep all the honey for themselves

The queen bee syndrome, whereby women in power consciously impede the development of other women in the workplace, is slowly gaining ground in South Africa

South Africa’s teen moms are on their own

State health facilities and the school curriculum have failed the youth, forcing young mothers into unsupported single parenthood

Cellphones the front line for gender equality

Access to cellphones is not an end in itself. Rather, it is a way to level the playing field not only through knowledge, but also through connection

Unequal educational outcomes are about more than enrolment

Young people study from textbooks that reinforce stereotypes and omit women’s historical contributions

Women must lead, the rest will follow

Political parties will not be truly representative until gender quotas apply across the board, including at the very top

Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report

A report measuring gender equality across 129 countries has found that none of the countries achieved an ‘excellent’ score of 90 out of 100

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

Welsh leader pledges to create a gender equal government

Carwyn Jones announced on Monday that he pledges to see transformation within the country

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