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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

Cumtree boorish attitude as sexy as catching a virus

Jen Thorpe explains why FeministsSA does not support adult classifieds website, Cumtree's way of doing things.

New gender equity Bill won’t solve rape crisis

In the wake of the recent gang rape of a teen, <b>Jen Thorpe</b> explores what it will take to solve the problem of sexual violence in our society.

Naked cyclists dare Cape Town to change

It's the morning before the <i>Cape Argus</i> cycle tour, and about 100 cyclists -- in various states of undress -- have taken to the streets.

Sharing, caring, and being inspired by Eve

Young feminist <b>Jen Thorpe</b> recalls her first experience of Eve Ensler's work, and the project it inspired.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story