Gender Equity

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

Does ANC really push equity?

The sudden push for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the ANC president seems disingenuous.

Better maternity leave laws are needed to protect African mothers

Maternity leave for women in developing countries is still a massive problem, with many women in informal sectors not receiving adequate cover.

Young women told: ‘If a man touches you, you’ll get pregnant’

Unintended pregnancies and abortions in Nigeria could be reduced if myths are dispelled and young women have the right information.

Ghana’s formidable ‘queen mothers’ rise up

Women chiefs are playing an increasingly important role in the country’s development, advocating for women's and children's rights.

Banked, but women still losing out financially

South African women are more money-savvy than they used to be with more bank accounts than men, but they still earn less than their male counterparts.

Top court nominations begin to address judicial gender injustice

The Judicial Service Commission plans to interview five candidates for key positions – and all of them are women.

SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs

Despite gains, the overall picture is of an excruciatingly slow pace in increasing women's participation in the African political space, surveys show.

Call for law that would allow women to monitor pay gap

The gender pay discrepancy in Germany is one of the highest in the European Union.

JSC: ‘Boys Club’ hinders gender parity in legal profession

Efforts to promote gender equality in the JSC are being stalled by obstacles such as the "boys club", foiling hopes for gender transformation.

UCT: A campus at odds with itself

Weighed down by the past, the Cape university is lagging behind in transforming its staff profile

Gender equity Bill passed amid criticism

A Bill that aims to empower women and promote gender equality has been adopted in the National Assembly.

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.