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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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

Press Releases

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries