Women Empowerment

Go figure how women make a difference

At the current rate of progress, it will take more than 200 years to achieve gender equality and female empowerment at work

Africa’s women belong at the top

'While many girls possess leadership qualities, social, political, and economic barriers stymie their potential,' writes Joyce Banda.

Getting from point A to point B safely

South African drivers like to make up their own rules

Saudi Arabian women receive driving licenses for the first time

Women who have driver’s licenses from other countries can now exchange them for Saudi licenses

Fresh approach to women’s liberation: Femme opens up spaces for young women

Three creatives are using their company, Freedom of Education Motivates Empowerment, to raise social awareness at high schools

Reading Naked Girls Reading: Are we dismantling or reinforcing gendered expression?

Adhering to normative aesthetics should be avoided when attempting to empower the natural.

Women make real difference to peace

Peace negotiations ­influenced by women are more likely to end in agreement and to endure.

Kabul skateboarding school comes to Jozi

What began in Afghanistan to inspire confidence in girls has landed in the parks and on the rooftops of Jo'burg's inner city.

A call to rethink the dearth of women landowners in Africa

Displacement, climate change and entrenched abuse block the support women need to enter the agriculture sector, and to be able own land.

Cold comfort for Rwanda

So much of the world is familiar with ice cream that it is difficult to imagine discovering it for the first time, as these Rwandan women did.

Innovative key ring raises the alarm about safety

The Memeza Women Empowerment Project has developed a dual personal safety and household alarm for women and children living in townships.

Comment: Condoms – One size doesn’t fit all

It makes 'people sense' for the government to invest in the sexual health needs of women.

Latest

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

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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