Gender Issues

What women want

There are more women registered to vote than men. In response, political party manifestos have increased their attention to gender issues.

​Women’s rights groups starved of cash

The harsh reality is that progressive gender work in Southern Africa is being hamstrung by changing economic realities in the north.

We’re all made in God’s image

My gender is one part of me; it is not everything of me. I’d be a fool to limit myself.

After sharing stories on radio about LGBTI people I saw a big change in my community

Now they really see me as someone who matters, thinks and feels, says activist Velisa Jara

Gender barriers fall when men are exposed to change

Global studies reveal that first-hand experience alters fixed ideas about traditional roles.

​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?

Acquiescing to virginity testing in KwaZulu-Natal represents the start of an entrenched tolerance for patriarchy in the organisation’s ranks.

Women cold-shouldered as political parties cosy up to youth

The country seems to be slipping back into patriarchy and election manifestos barely refer to women, yet they’re the largest voting group.

Rights will be eroded by new chiefly laws

The disturbing trends run counter to the country's constitutional and legislative advances.

The Goldilocks zone of gender, identity and perhaps … God?

While you may think the Goldilocks zone refers to not being too hot or too cold, it could also refer to the state of being simply human.

Women sick of inequality – literally

Research shows women are more likely to have high blood pressure and experts blame the added stress of unequal gender roles.

New political party to tackle gender issues

The Equal Rights Party, one with a focus on gender and sexual issues, will contest the national elections this year.

Women work while men socialise, finds Stats SA

An overview of how South Africans spend their time shows that men get more time to socialise while women work in the home.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.