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Modern day superwomen: Students who are mothers too

Some women play the role of both student and mother, balancing family and household responsibilities

Women’s bodies are the battleground for civil liberties

Female activists face persecution largely because their existence is an affront to the patriarchal nature of societies.

Get it right, newsdesks, the ANC aunties are not exactly fighting for women’s rights

We should be overjoyed that the focus is on women, but the way the media deals with this is generally underwhelming.

Local elections 2016 show that South Africa’s women continue to play second fiddle

Our past tells us that women mobilise in ways that produce significant political results. But the present shows how easily these gains can evaporate.

​Jacob Zuma and his sexism – as laid out in the president’s own words

Turns out that the country has not forgotten the president's stance on women and their rights.

Editorial: Please put our women first

What South Africa needs is an approach that places violence against women at the heart of social policy.

South African women: Young heroine with courage forged in fire

Twenty-two-year-old Mitta Lebaka has dedicated her life to helping child burn survivors like herself.

Verashni Pillay: Strike a woman, you strike a hollow memory

We've failed South Africa's women, and the bluster of Women's Month won't change that, writes a disgusted Verashni Pillay.

Part pitied, part scorned

Being a woman with a black eye is excruciating. Suddenly, people who were chatty at work start avoiding eye contact.

When are you too old?

Colleen Lowe Morna and Sikhonzile Ndlovu examine how the media undermine the value of older women in our society.

When did the ‘rock’ become weak?

In observing Women's Month, Women's Day and the 16 days of activism, we have lost the real political and liberating philosophy of days past.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

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