39% of SA businesses have no women leaders - report

2016-08-22 18:40

About 39% of local businesses do not have any women at all in leadership positions, according to a Grant Thornton report on women in business.

The industry with the highest number of women in senior posts

2016-08-12 21:00

Women are better represented in leadership positions in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, according to the McKinsey Women Matter Africa report.

Gender group questions Judge Masipa's competence because of gender - Masutha

2016-07-09 16:00

A gender lobby has approached Justice Minister Michael Masutha questioning judge Thokozile Masipa’s competence because of her race and gender.

9 tips to fight gender bias

2016-05-17 13:22

Women workers are still seen as somehow different to their male counterparts in the workplace. Here’s how to challenge gender bias.

All-female Russian crew starts Moon mission

2015-10-28 16:29

Six Russian women have begun a unique experiment testing how an all-female crew would interact on a trip to the Moon and back.

Pace of transformation in SA remains slow

2015-07-27 16:06

The pace of transformation in top management in South Africa remains slow, the Commission for Employment Equity’s annual report reveals.

SA long way from closing corporate gender gaps

2015-07-08 20:30

Although SA has achieved a high ranking for women as chairs of company boards, it still has to go a long way to close traditional gender gaps, a survey has found.

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.

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.

Patients tend to listen to female doctors more

2014-10-06 10:11

Patients are more likely to take advice about nutrition and exercise from female rather than male physicians.


Phumzile Mlambo-Ncguka: Women can't fit in a broken society

2016-08-17 19:44

Society should be fixed to be ready for women, says SA former deputy president and director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ncguka.

Gender-wage gap persists - PwC

2016-07-15 22:21

The gender-wage gap is still a problem in business, even at executive level.

WATCH: Coming out as transgender

Author Anastacia Tomson describes her experience of coming out as transgender, as covered in her memoir.

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More women at Eskom could up its game - index

2016-03-07 13:50

Although an index puts Eskom in 6th place out of top gender-diverse power and utilities in the world, it is time to put gender on the agenda, says an expert.

Disparities in SA employment - survey

2015-07-29 19:12

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows interesting disparities regarding youth, gender and race.

Gender teamwork can spur SA's economic growth

2015-07-17 17:39

Solving complex economic and social challenges in South Africa will take the joint leadership of men and women, says an expert.

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.

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.

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!

Stroke rates declining among US seniors

2014-07-16 14:25

A long-term study found that a decrease in the number of strokes in seniors is happening in both white and black communities.

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