Ma Mbeki 'a true icon of our time'

2014-06-07 22:30

ANC stalwart Epainette Mbeki, and the mother of former president Thabo Mbeki, was a true icon, the Commission for Gender Equality has said.

ANC premier choices a step backwards - CGE

2014-05-21 13:56

The appointment of only one female provincial premier by the ANC is alarming and a step backwards for gender equality, the Commission for Gender Equality says.

Call to decriminalise sex work

2013-05-16 12:42

The Commission for Gender Equality has called for the decriminalisation of sex work, saying it will promote the dignity and rights of sex workers.

Sadness at Mandy Rossouw's death

2013-03-12 21:47

Political parties and trade unions have reacted with sorrow to the death of journalist Mandy Rossouw.

Alarming rise in Bredasdorp sex crimes

2013-02-07 22:00

Sex crimes in Bredasdorp, where a teenage girl was gang-raped and mutilated, have drastically increased over a two-year period, a parliamentary portfolio group says.


Number of women in Cabinet welcomed

2014-05-27 07:39

The Commission for Gender Equality says it is pleased that about 40% of the new Cabinet is comprised of women, and says that 50/50 gender parity is "within reach".

Home straight for Class of 2013

2013-10-27 22:20

The final exams are set to begin for the country's 707 136 matrics, with a guarantee from monitoring body Umalusi that all necessary security measures are in place.

Gender body wants talks with Sadtu

2013-05-04 07:19

The Commission for Gender Equality intends meeting teacher union Sadtu about the conduct of its members during a recent march, the commission says.

All eyes on SA gender-based violence

2013-02-20 07:23

The Commission for Gender Equality says questions are likely to be asked about the violent nature of SA society, and the Oscar Pistorius case, during an upcoming UN conference on the status of women.

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