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Revisiting an old favourite in the new Star Trek: Discovery

Viewers will find in the series an exemplar of the exploration of forms of otherness most people have never dreamed of, as well as of divergent ways to act in unison

‘Where the governments see statistics, I see the faces of my friends’

Yvette Raphael describes herself as a ‘professional protester, sjambok feminist and hater of trash’. Government officials would likely refer to her as ‘a rebel’. She’s fought for equality her entire life, she says. And she’s scared of no one

Six injections a year could stop new HIV infections

New research from seven countries in Africa signals the future of HIV prevention — but what can it learn from its past?

Why anti-corruption campaigns are bad for democracy

Such campaigns can draw attention to the widespread presence of the very behaviour they are trying to stamp out — and subconsciously encourage people to view it as appropriate

Why we must fight to secure places for more women and young people in politics

Too often, governments talk the talk on gender equality, but fail to walk the walk

Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

Black bosses, please lead us well

We need to do better to create compatible workplaces for black employees

Times of unprecedented crisis present unique opportunities for unprecedented action

The world has a chance to improve the lives of women, especially those living in Africa

Pandemic responses must ensure human rights are protected

Blanket measures such as lockdowns contribute to the needs and realities of people at the margins of society being overlooked

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

The Portfolio: Andile Buka

That’s the feeling I get after a shoot, the idea that, when I’m holding film, those are the actual images.

Behind SA’s brutality

The structural violence in South Africa rose out of the invention and politicisation of difference

Climate crisis and gender

Women are hit hardest by climate change – and they're fighting back

Listen to the voices of women with disabilities

Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out

There’s more to gender than ‘men’ & ‘women’. Here’s why.

Cisgender, transgender, non-binary. What does it all mean? We give you the low down.

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