Latest articles on Women's Month

The GPL hosts the 5th Vita Basadi Awards

Women who quietly serve their communities and the legislature, backed by the women’s caucus, are acknowledged at the annual Vita Basadi awards

Listen to the voices of women with disabilities

Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out

Editorial: Women’s Month misread

For the past three weeks, big business, government and your garden-variety Instagram influencer have turned themselves into women’s rights activists

Call for nominations: Women Changing South Africa 2019

Nominate a woman changing South Africa positively

SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape

South Africa’s identity issues are reflected in its lack of appreciation for pan-African art

When women change, society changes

People can seek out businesses and nonprofit organisations that offer educational opportunities for people of all ages to realise their potential

‘No free pass for women abusers’ – Dlamini demands apology from Sunday Times

Dlamini accused newspapers of relegating positive stories about women to pages three or five

Women’s Month just proves it: Our leaders are trash

The men who lead us are complicit in the abuse of women in South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes

Reeva Steenkamp was murdered by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Editorial: Saluting women, then and now, with 60 profiles of heroes

Check out our Abafazi special about 60 strong women.

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.

Do’s and don’ts for Women’s Month? Get the message and get with the programme

Don’t expect that the real issues affecting females in South Africa will receive any attention.

Efforts on gender in peace and security gain pace

Women's participation in mediation increases the inclusiveness, relevance, implementation and indeed the sustainability of peacebuilding.

Oscar Pistorius release: ‘Reeva would have been 32 today’

Steenkamp's parents are remembering their daughter on what would have been her 32nd birthday, two days before the planned release of Oscar Pistorius.

Don’t Miss This: August 7 – 13

From the National Women’s Day Film Festival to Soweto Art & Craft Fair, we round-up this week's hot-ticket events.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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