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Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for #MeToo

The 67-year-old was remanded in New York's notorious Rikers Island jail after the jury of seven men and five women found the once powerful Hollywood producer guilty of criminal sexual acts

#MeToo in Nigeria

In Nigeria, survivors of sexual violence and workplace sexual harassment know that facts are not enough

The cost of breaking your silence is high

Those who have been violated are called on to solve the problem of gender-based violence

Sexual harassment still plagues the workplace

Institutions can set up a gender equity unit such as the one at Wits University to assist victims

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

The disclosures come at a time when women's football is experiencing a worldwide surge in popularity ahead of this year's World Cup

Today, we are all women

Women and men must together gather the resolve it takes for change to take hold everywhere

Philippines’ Duterte under fire for saying he ‘touched’ maid

Women's rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte's 'repulsive' comments and called for him to resign

Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege

The Congolese doctor won the Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war and is considered an expert on gang rape in conflict

‘Boys club’ culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying – report

The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.

MIT honours #MeToo movement trailblazers

The 2018 Media Lab Disobedience Award has been awarded to three leading figures behind the #MeToo and #MeTooSTEM movements

Myths shroud queer abuse

The idea that violence is heterosexually defined silences same-sex victims

Walk the talk against GBV

Mr Ramaphosa, you have seen and listened. Now it is time to make SA safe for women

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

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

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.