Why are we so hard on millenials?

2016-06-15 00:00

As we commemorate the Soweto uprising of 1976, Louise Ferreira observes that the youth of today constantly have to prove themselves.

I watched heroin kill my son

2016-05-17 10:30

A mother’s heart-breaking story of her son’s endless battle with drugs and his last few days on earth.

Homeless people in the City of Cape Town

2016-05-12 09:19

Research by the city reveals that there are over 7000 homeless people on the streets.

Ending institutionalised rape myths. #RUHelping?

2016-04-26 15:29

A number, especially when it is a big one, doesn’t feel real. Which is perhaps why sexual violence feels like it's happening to someone else.

3 conversational hacks for 3 awkward situations

2016-04-20 15:11

Lili Radloff shows you how to change any awkward situation into your favour.

Community woes prove shaky leadership in government

2016-04-18 09:44

There are few people who know the history of Overcome Heights. But here is why getting to know this town means understanding the way our South African government works.

Life's 3 guilty pleasures

2016-03-30 12:22

Whenever you feel down or want to celebrate, you've probably reached for these three things, but sometimes it does you more harm than good.

A woman's greatest achievement

2016-03-17 08:46

Lili Radloff says we mustn’t allow others to tell us what we should and shouldn’t be proud of.

Does Zuma approve catcalling?

2016-03-08 08:54

On International Women's Day, Louise Ferreira responds to Jacob Zuma's latest remarks on women taking "innocent compliments" as harassment. No Mr. President. Harassment is not a compliment.

Things you should have by age 30

2016-02-26 10:26

It’s fine to slum it if you’re 20. But by the time you’re 30, you really should have these things.


The parody over periods isn’t funny

2016-06-01 17:14

Columnist Cath Jenkin believes women’s issues are in many ways men’s issues too.

7 things we can do to help the homeless

2016-05-12 09:29

No matter who, where or how old you are, you can make a difference and here’s how.

How do homeless women handle menstruation?

2016-05-12 09:19

Sanitary products are a luxury that a lot of women can’t afford. If you live on the streets, what do you do when your period arrives?

#RUReferenceList: A man’s problem

2016-04-26 15:29

We live in a country where people are ready to recoil at voluntary nudity, but not rape. Where is the outrage?

5 things never to say to your pregnant friends

2016-04-20 10:41

Feel like everyone is breeding? A quick guide to handling your, sometimes sensitive, pregnant friends.

Sulnita Manho: We expect young women to be raped

2016-04-07 14:28

Malini Mohana asks why women must be brutally savaged and murdered like Anene, Sulnita and Franziska before we start caring about rape.

The curse of being too considerate

2016-03-22 11:16

Blogger Anja van der Spuy tells us about the struggles of being too kind and considerate to others.

Death is not an ending

2016-03-16 10:58

Cath Jenkin talks about the loss of those you love and the memories they leave you with.

Infographic: Marital rape is still legal in these 38 countries

2016-03-08 08:14

One is still one too many.

What would you do if you had to attend the Oscars on Sunday?

2016-02-25 08:27

How far would you go to look your absolute best for one night only? Lili Radloff can't help but wonder...

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