Sexism

Reconsider the decolonisation project

I recently edited a special issue for a journal on sexuality, capitalism and Africa. It was based...

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

Ballon D’Or host apologises as ‘twerk’ request causes storm

The awards co-host in Paris provoked a torrent of complaints about sexism with his question about the sexually suggestive dance

Let the world know that women were once not ‘persons’ in the eyes of the law

The Union of South Africa and the women struggle for visibility in the courts

Veteran journo slammed for ‘creepy’ interview with New Zealand PM

Charles Wooley has been criticised for calling Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern “attractive” and discussing the conception of her baby.

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

Carrie Gracie said she resigned last week over a "crisis of trust" which has engulfed the BBC.

Rectifying women’s land title rights

A court ruling may have finally put an end to inequities in the Land Tenure Rights Act

Google fires employee who authored anti-diversity memo

The move splashed fuel on a burning controversy about whether "political correctness" is stifling free speech.

What are you doing about daily racism and sexism?

Iimbali, a regular column by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, is a space for stories and other narrative-based social analysis.

Why the M&G and other newsrooms need more women

News desks are controlled by male patriarchy, sending the productive engagement female writers want to inspire, into a closet to die.

Motshekga: We all say dumb things, Zuma is only human

"If President Jacob Zuma says young women must marry and other things, let's not make a big thing out of it," the ANC Women's League president said.

Malema’s feminist mask slips over Zulu street meid comment

The EFF leader’s sexist comments raise laughs but they reflect South Africa’s complex gender and power relations and are no laughing matter.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.