Gender Issues

Lennox calls on SA to fight gender-based violence

An emotional Annie Lennox called on South Africans to do more to fight the scourge of violence against women and children.

Anne Frank’s diary isn’t pornographic – it just reveals an uncomfortable truth

Instead of banning the diary from schools, as Gail Horalek would like, we should teach girls not to be ashamed of their bodies.

Man up to gender studies

To some, gender may seem to be an unimportant topic, a frivolous diversion from the more critical problems of poverty, war, disease or racism.

Catching rapists can also prevent other offences

It is an atypical argument for a gender activist to make - that the police must put more effort into investigating cases of stranger rape.

Parliamentary scorn for civil society a cause for concern

Parliament not giving enough attention to civil society and NGOs.

And Jill came tumbling after

Adam Sandler's latest comedy <em>Jack and Jill </em>may mark the moment when cinematic cross-dressing officially stops being funny.

Dressing up, dressing down

Caster Semenya is all glammed-up on the cover of <i>You</i>. Harassment or harmless teenage fun?

Fix the gender machine

The creation of another structure in the form of a ministry to promote the rights of women, alongside other disempowered groups, is ill-considered.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories