Women are generally better investors and leaders than men, yet they are paid less and seldom rise to executive positions
High economic cost of gender-based violence should further motivate governments to take action
Re-opening of South Africa’s prostitution law reform debate makes the mistake of assuming it is work and not exploitation.
Opportunities abound for tech to improve safety and assist victims.
While our situation is complicated by multiple historical inequalities, it is imperative that women participate meaningfully in all economic sectors
Nearly half of South African women are left out of the country’s labour force — and gender-friendly budgeting could fix that
A new report delves into the view that the private sector is key to combatting violence against women and recommends that companies should include their efforts in corporate reports
There is a danger that they will be locked out of various job opportunities if they continue to be excluded from these educational fields
By directing climate resources effectively, the world could make significant — and simultaneous — progress in tackling both global warming and gender inequality
Projects in North West and Limpopo grow hope of surviving climate change
Crushing stones is seen as ‘men’s work’. But an all-women gravel-making group in Sarwat Village is turning both stones and stereotypes into ashes
Women and girls make up almost half of the gaming community but are hardly represented and face abuse in the industry
Rape, kidnapping and victim-blaming are endemic and perpetrators protected, report finds
Patriarchal culture still dominates university leadership in SA, despite an abundance of qualified women
Local solutions are needed to get more women into science, technology, engineering and maths
As the globe moves towards greener energy practices, more women must be included in this new growth sector, for the benefit of all
The Covid-19 lockdown means wealthy citizens must take a long-overdue look at our privilege. Now is the time for cross-class solidarity
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
Women can best express their problems and solutions to the system we have today
Young people study from textbooks that reinforce stereotypes and omit women’s historical contributions
A new report from the charity was published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos
We need to take measures that will address gender violence, inequality and patriarchy
"In a multi-order government system, the national government should guide subnational governments on gender-sensitive budgeting."
Men need to overhaul learnt views of their power over and rights to women
In recent years, women have made significant progress towards equality in a number of areas but the global trend now seems to have made a U-turn
It may be true that #NotAllMen rape, but enough do to make it a statistic.
Real solutions to deal with the underlying causes of skewed gender demographics must be found.
The International Labour Organisation has long urged to change old attitudes, saying that failure to do so is an obstacle to nations’ progress.
The disturbing trends run counter to the country’s constitutional and legislative advances.
Inspired by a campaign by advocacy organisation ONE, seven prominent African singers are highlighting the impact of poverty on gender equality.