Gender inequality a business risk

2015-04-28 07:00

Gender diversity is not a matter that affects one organisation, but it affects the whole economy of the country, warns a professional body.

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.

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus

2015-05-22 10:34

Stop acting like men and women are from different planets. Laura Shortridge tells us why men and women should team up together, even with our differences.

Make your own gender reveal cupcakes

2015-04-30 13:28

Quick, easy and delicious gender reveal cupcakes that are perfect for your baby shower.

Google exec cuts woman off during gender panel discussion

2015-03-18 12:18

Oh no he didn’t! Google employee checks exec, Eric Schmidt , for constantly interrupting a female speaker during a gender panel discussion at the SXSW Music 2015 festival.

This artist is sticking sanitary pads up in public and it’s great

2015-03-11 12:38

German artist, Elonë, is using periods and pads to get people talking about feminism and the whole world is listening.

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.


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

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Women still carry burden of unpaid care work

2015-04-27 17:15

In an era of unprecedented global wealth, millions of women are still consigned to work in low paid, poor quality jobs, according to a report.

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.

Female Chauvinist Pigs

2015-05-08 11:28

“The author isn’t against women being agents of their own sexuality, but she has a problem with the fact that raunchy female objectification is presented as the only way to be female/sexy in our society.”

Sure women can race. Just not with us.

2015-04-07 14:07

Anton Marshall feels that F1's attempts at being more gender inclusive is not so inclusive at all.

Surprise! It's not a girl!

2015-03-18 11:19

New parents film their family's reaction to the discovery that the ultrasound technician made a big mistake.

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.

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