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.

Are men really better to work with?

2013-12-31 11:00

We asked our readers if they would rather work with men or women. Here's what they had to say.

Are men really better to work with?

2013-12-04 14:13

We asked our readers if they would rather work with men or women. Here's what they had to say.

Gender differences in obesity

2013-08-13 13:27

While some behaviours increase the risk of obesity for both boys and girls, new research shows there are gender differences.

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

Worldwide split over attitudes toward gays

2013-06-05 11:28

A survey shows a world divided over the acceptance of gays, with countries in Africa and the Middle East strongly opposed even as tolerance grows in Europe, the United States, Canada and parts of Latin America.

I don't want to know!

2013-03-14 15:27

Would you want to know the sex of your baby before it was born?

Crossdressing toddlers

2012-05-04 14:04

We asked parents how they feel about their children "crossdressing". Their responses may surprise you.

They won't tell me the sex of my baby

2011-09-14 13:36

What if the doctor refused to tell you whether you’re having a boy or a girl?

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.

Sex change kids can block puberty

2011-04-20 14:23

Kids who are confused about gender can now delay puberty while they make up their minds. But is it a good idea?

Shake off the old wives’ tales

2010-10-15 14:43

Taking a bath, hanging up washing and other old folks’ warnings need not scare you.

What sex is your foetus?

2010-01-19 14:19

No more waiting for an ultrasound. Your baby's gender can now be determined by a blood test!

Blending the sexes

2009-10-30 11:45

Are we able to shake off gender prejudice for our children’s sake?

'I'm a woman, hear me roar'

2009-10-07 15:45

Candice learns that putting a bed together is tough. Is it because she's a woman?


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.

Are men really better to work with?

2013-12-10 10:27

We asked our readers if they would rather work with men or women. Here's what they had to say.

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.

Breastfeeding may reduce childhood obesity

2013-08-13 10:20

Breastfeeding may reduce children's risk of being overweight or obese, a new study found.

Your husband must be so happy!

2013-06-05 15:25

Why is it assumed that men want sons?

Why people lie about sex

2013-05-29 08:27

Men and women lie about their sexual behaviour to match cultural expectations, research shows.

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.

Buying a son is big business

2011-10-11 16:02

Parents are paying large sums of money to sex-detection specialists to ensure that they’ll have a son.

Fiction gender wars

2011-07-22 15:56

Are men better writers than women? And does it really matter?

Boy or Girl – Gender Prediction Test

2011-05-10 11:16

Can't wait for the 15 week scan? This a fun way to find out the gender of your unborn baby.

Want to know if it’s a boy or girl?

2011-03-11 10:39

We asked our Facebook fans if they found out the sex of their baby beforehand, here's what they had to say.

Girls’ choices, boys’ choices

2010-08-20 13:33

Gender differences start with the underpants, says this mom of three.

Branded for life

2009-11-16 10:39

What’s cute about baby clothes that brand newborns as monsters or shopaholics?

Tween activists

2009-10-09 11:31

Toy shops beware this shopping season, some kids have had enough of being dictated to.

Yay for role reversal!

2009-09-22 11:27

Lili Radloff is not a fan of hard and fast gender rules…

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