Gauteng MEC Faith Mazibuko's viral rant may fall foul of the law, say experts

2019-03-14 21:30

Gauteng MEC for Sport and Recreation Faith Mazibuko may be on the wrong side of the law when it comes to her tirade over "combi-courts", say two experts.

Govt-funded youth centre rocked by abuse, racism allegations, almost 200 children removed

2019-02-19 18:16

The Department of Social Development in KwaZulu-Natal has ordered a high-level investigation into allegations of physical and emotional abuse of children and staff at a youth care centre in Ladysmith.

Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke: Principal, teacher facing suspension amid probe - source

2019-01-16 16:26

Another teacher and the principal at the controversial Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West are reportedly also facing suspension.

Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

2019-01-15 05:35

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted.

Home Affairs officials now obliged to marry same sex couples

2018-12-07 16:39

The new law will make it easier for same sex couples to be married.

Our school is not racist or discriminatory – Rustenburg Girls' Junior head

2018-11-17 09:10

The head of Rustenburg Girls' Junior School says that despite recent negative publicity, the school promotes diversity and is forward-thinking.

Amazon scraps an AI recruitment tool after discovering it discriminates against women

2018-10-12 14:22

You know sexism is still rampant when even the technology you produce starts skewering results in favour of men.

Black women can shift the status quo in the workplace

2018-10-03 18:00

With a real understanding what the lines are that cannot be crossed, black women have the ability to shift the status quo, add value to the corporate and to pave the way for the others, writes Howard Feldman.

This girl was suspended for showing her knees because she needs to consider "guys and their hormones"

2018-09-25 12:41

The decision marks another example of the sexist double standards that exist for women.

Uber will pay $1.9 million to former and current employees claiming sexual harassment

2018-08-22 18:55

Uber will pay a settlement of just under $34,000 (R480,000) on average to 56 current and former employees claiming sexual harassment.


Racist and violent speech aimed at Chinese South Africans a threat to democracy

2019-03-10 07:00

We all need to take a stand against hate speech to ensure that we don't blindly fuel our anger and attack others that are different to us, writes Erwin Pon.

A 12-year-old girl starts clothing brand after being bullied about her dark complexion

2019-02-05 13:24

Twelve-year-old girl bullied for her dark skin tone turned her grandmother's message of empowerment, "Flexin' in my Complexion," into hope for others. Kheris Rogers has her own fashion line using her grandmother’s words as her brand.

Pupils allegedly forced to strip half naked for forgetting calculators

2019-01-15 20:34

A Limpopo high school is under investigation after 18 pupils were allegedly forced to strip half naked because they forgot their calculators at home.

3 lessons from that Schweizer-Reneke photo

2019-01-14 07:53

A photo showing black Grade R children seated separately from their white classmates in a North West town has laid bare some of the deep fault lines in our fledgling democracy, writes Adriaan Basson.

Recent news around former Model C girls' schools remind us how difficult it is to be black in those spaces

2018-11-15 17:43

In light of allegations about Rustenburg Girls Junior in Cape Town and other racial micro-aggressions in girls' schools around the country, we weigh in on how black identity can be stifled in these environments.

Taboo nightclub's sexist shoe dress code outrages women across the country

2018-10-05 12:01

The popular Sandton nightclub in Joburg took to Twitter to release its dress code for women. Many were left unimpressed.

Tanzanian female MPs banned from wearing false lashes, fake nails or excessive makeup in parliament

2018-09-25 15:08

Most women are no stranger to the discriminatory policies centred around what we should wear and how we should behave. A new policy introduced in Tanzania targeting female parliament members proves that over the years, our fight has not bought us much freedom in a lot of countries.

Muslim woman forced to show her bloody pad during airport search

2018-08-24 15:35

Absolutely dehumanising.

Cape Town yoga studio under fire after woman posts Facebook video alleging racist comments from white male colleague

2018-08-15 10:16

A former employee of YogaZone has taken legal action against her former employers for discrimination.

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