It can transform negative attitudes and reduce disability stigma by showcasing abilities and skills
Girls need to be encouraged to study engineering and companies must change their policies to assist women in the field
Women who quietly serve their communities and the legislature, backed by the women’s caucus, are acknowledged at the annual Vita Basadi awards
Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out
For the past three weeks, big business, government and your garden-variety Instagram influencer have turned themselves into women’s rights activists
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South Africa’s identity issues are reflected in its lack of appreciation for pan-African art
People can seek out businesses and nonprofit organisations that offer educational opportunities for people of all ages to realise their potential
Dlamini accused newspapers of relegating positive stories about women to pages three or five
The men who lead us are complicit in the abuse of women in South Africa
Reeva Steenkamp was murdered by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius on Valentine’s Day in 2013.
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We should be overjoyed that the focus is on women, but the way the media deals with this is generally underwhelming.
Don’t expect that the real issues affecting females in South Africa will receive any attention.
Women’s participation in mediation increases the inclusiveness, relevance, implementation and indeed the sustainability of peacebuilding.
Steenkamp’s parents are remembering their daughter on what would have been her 32nd birthday, two days before the planned release of Oscar Pistorius.
From the National Women’s Day Film Festival to Soweto Art & Craft Fair, we round-up this week’s hot-ticket events.
Brave women have been battling social injustice for decades, yet we reduce their efforts to a single event.
Differences between the sexes must be defined to be accepted – but should the language defining these differences be changed?
Playwright Eve Ensler shares the stories of women of different ages and races from all over the world through monologue, song and spoken word.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has accepted the censure imposed on him by Corruption Watch while calling for better protection of women.
During this women’s month, Khaya Dlanga pays tribute to the woman who taught him to stand up for himself – his mother.
From bloated salaries to floods of statements once a year, Verashni Pillay despairs of the department of women, children and people with disabilities.
The National Health Insurance could be vital in comprehensively improving women’s health, but only if it is designed to do so from the outset.
This week brings to a close the worst Women’s Month ever and it will help us to forget the humiliations that characterised it, writes Verashni Pillay.
Until all women are safe and have access to health services, Women’s Month will mean nothing, writes Marion Stevens.
From Khanyi Mbau to Zuma’s take on single women, to a pastor who blamed Marikana on feminists. Verashni Pillay summarises the worst Women’s Month yet.
At the age of 30, Unathi Bhe-Kanda has made waves in a couple of male-dominated industries, has started her own business and made a success of it.
An equal society is better than a patriarchy; together, as men and women, we’re stronger," says Dr Claudelle von Eck.
Among the women artists on exhibition at 20th Centuary Masters:the human figure are Valerie Jouve and Cindy Sherman.
Civil society services for rape survivors are being forced to scale back due to funding issues.
We’ve all met unkind women and there is such a thing as a bad mother. The propaganda, however, wants us to believe differently.