ARTICLES RELATING TO GENDER

Women in business 'mustn't be scared'

2014-03-10 15:14

Women in the world of finance must not be scared to look further afield if opportunities at their current employer dry up, says an expert.

Pakistani assailant stabs 25 women

2013-10-28 16:10

A young man has stabbed at least 25 women this month in a small Pakistani town, police say, adding that many women and girls are afraid to leave their homes.

KZN ANC nominates 50% women

2012-12-05 10:13

Just over 50% of the KwaZulu-Natal ANC's nominations for positions in the party's national executive committee are for women, according to a report.

Dear girl moms, from a boy mom

2015-02-18 10:06

Moms of girls treat this mom’s sons like second-class citizens, and she’s fed up!

Intersex is not a dirty word!

2015-01-19 15:31

“Human nature truly sucks sometimes. When we encounter something out of our range of what is expected, we poke at it and stare at it and generally react badly.”

Women in movies: the false narrative

2014-11-25 12:06

Malini Mohana gives us a glimpse into film-based gender dynamics.

Searching for answers: What is intersex?

2014-11-10 16:16

How can someone be born in the wrong body? We have the details.

Bisexuality 101: Bisexual Visibility Week

2014-09-23 14:13

This event will have you look at bisexuality in a way that you never have before.

It’s time to stop treating girls like they’re inferior to boys

2014-07-30 16:32

For too long, the phrase ‘like a girl’ has suggested weakness, inferiority, and emasculation.

I'm not "just a chick", mister

2014-06-03 15:58

The reality of our world is that women and men are still not treated equally in the workplace, says Cath Jenkin.

 

Female bank head a first for Japan

2014-03-06 08:19

Japan's biggest brokerage says it has chosen a woman to head its banking arm, in what is believed to be a first for Japan's male-dominated financial sector.

More men happy to be ‘house husbands’

2013-07-19 18:47

More women are complaining that their "better half" is happy to stay at home while they have to work - survey

Exec says women must be paid less

2011-06-23 08:54

The head of a major New Zealand employers' group says women deserve to be paid less than men because they take sick leave once a month.

This girl confronting her harasser is the most empowering thing you’ll see today

2015-02-03 09:57

This brave girl publically shamed a man who touched her on a flight and made sure he would never do it again.

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'Reassign' is a photo essay by Claudia González, featuring people in Cuba.

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Turning a blind eye to bruises

2014-11-24 16:46

This writer urges all women not to ignore each other's bruises of abuse, nor their own.

These little girls say the f-word for feminism

2014-10-22 16:50

A group called FCKH8 have created a video with some filthy-mouthed young girls to spread the word about gender inequality and all things feminism.

The Oscar Pistorius verdict: What it says about our society

2014-09-17 11:50

The judgement in the Oscar Pistorius trial is part of unjust script that society writes and expects us to co-perform.

Girls are meant to be pretty not smart

2014-06-26 14:07

This commercial highlights how negative stereotypes can threaten a girl’s academic performance.

Do you think women should get paid menstrual leave?

2014-05-19 14:26

We all know the pain of period pain, but is it bad enough that we deserve paid leave? You decide.

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