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.

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders