Patriarchy

Death penalty won’t stop sexual violence

It will take the end of patriarchy and an efficient justice system to jail more offenders

EDITORIAL: ConCourt finds patriarchy guilty

The main judgment of acting judge Rammaka Mathopo starkly exposes the irrationality, rooted in patriarchy

Patriarchy, migration fuel Afrophobia

City streets are ‘washed’ to cleanse them of work competitors and for moral, cultural and social restoration

‘Manning up’  fuels male anxiety

The stigma of mental health disorders stops men from seeking help, often resulting in the adoption of destructive coping mechanisms

Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy

Many in Nigeria believe that familial and even societal honor depends on women’s complicity, purity, and silence

UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work

The convention is critical in terms of promoting and protecting the rights of working women

The humanities can cure our colonial, patriarchal hangover

Two academic articles raise questions about the inherent racism and sexism in scientific methodologies and research ethics

Chip, but don’t break walls of patriarchy

When feminist harassment work becomes too successful, universities ensure that it is undone

We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence

The Critical Thinking Forum focused on the higher education sector but it became clear that this is a manifestation of a broader social issue

Love will win when I can’t protect him

"Perhaps a feminist deity gave birth to feminist sons so they could raise the sort of men they would have wanted to be surrounded by."

Land reform needs to change society

Attempts at agricultural transformation in Africa have failed largely because of revenge and populist and ideologically driven reforms

Patriarchy is no effing joke

Mandisa Mashego said she believed the behaviour of men in the EFF was a reflection of wider society.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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