Women's Rights

Women in the Middle East North African region pushing back against patriarchy

The scales are still tilted in favour of men, but younger people with tertiary education have less discriminatory attitudes

Mental healthcare must back peace efforts

Examples from Rwanda and Sierra Leone can be incorporated into transitional justice frameworks

Sigh. I’m still protesting

Women may be tired but we must continue to fight abuse for the sake of the new generation

SA’s women are fighting for social justice remarkable women

Female activists are at the forefront of claiming socioeconomic rights through the courts

Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose

The government plans to overhaul the country's current abortion laws

How to get women’s voices heard in African politics

Getting women into politics is only half of the challenge. The second half is to make sure that women are not only seen, but also heard

Women have the power to swing the 2019 election

But none of the parties has made gender issues a core element of their campaigns except for the Women Forward Party

Sexual harassment still plagues the workplace

Institutions can set up a gender equity unit such as the one at Wits University to assist victims

Today, we are all women

Women and men must together gather the resolve it takes for change to take hold everywhere

Why African democracies are failing women — and what we can do to fix it

How can we better measure democracy to reflect women’s lived reality?

Customary wives in fight against marital abuse

Depending on the resources they have access to, women can call family meetings to shame their husbands or use the full weight of statutory law

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

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories