Intersectional Feminism

Feminism is: Skirting spaces between theory, practice, consensus

The collection is absorbing but it lacks the reality and practical work done by local level organisers

Muslim feminism beyond driving

The lifting of the Saudi driving ban is not motivated by concern for women's rights, but rather strategic interest.

Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is no feminist icon

The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women's rights. But does she deserve it?

When an Afro-feminist festival defies white supremacy

Black women must be allowed to come together without being forced to justify their actions to people who do not face similar oppressions

Low-key for the woke gang

Ericka Huggins, member of the Black Panther Party, advocated for needs-based activism in Cape Town

Rest in power, Miriam Tlali: Author, enemy of apartheid and feminist

Tlali was the first black South African woman to publish a novel in English within the country’s borders.

The problem with Lena Dunham, white feminism, and the apology industrial complex

Dunham's earlier social media posts have recirculated following her apology to American football star Odell Beckham Junior.

Latest

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.