New Orleans welcomes first female mayor

2017-11-20 05:47

New Orleans has elected LaToya Cantrell as its first female mayor who helped her neighbourhood recover from Hurricane Katrina's devastation.

Men and women in tech struggle together to land work after 40

2017-09-27 11:15

By at least one metric, men and women in technology are treated the same: As they get older, they struggle to get hired in equal measures.

Former Limpopo principal found guilty of violating transgender pupil's rights

2017-03-10 20:10

The Equality Court has ruled in favour of a transgender pupil from Limpopo who complained of discrimination and harassment at the hands of her principal.

Qwelane column led to most complaints to SAHRC ever, court hears

2017-03-06 15:50

The contents of the 2008 Sunday Sun column by Jon Qwelane were harmful and hurtful towards the gay and lesbian community, the Johannesburg High Court has heard.

Winning Women: Determination and passion personified

2016-11-13 05:59

It’s been 10 short years since Sibongile ­Manganyi-Rath, born and raised in Soweto, founded the Indigo Kulani Group. Today it’s making a big impact in construction and property development across Africa, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

Only 5% of CEOs in Africa are women - McKinsey

2016-08-10 07:51

Only 5% of CEOs in Africa are female, compared to the world average of 4%. The recent McKinsey & Company Women Matter report shows that numbers do not necessarily equal influence.

Mailbox: Monopoly capital – why are the three richest South Africans white?

2016-04-26 13:37

UCT student Hugo Mkhize asks whether the South African business men listed in UK's 2016 rich list are prime examples of 'white monopoly capital'.

The racism vaccination

2016-01-12 12:00

Your children and the war against racism.

Rejecting ‘pink for girls’

2015-08-07 11:25

Perceptions have forced parents into creating rainbows in shades of pink and blue.

US CEO cuts own pay to boost staff pay to $70 000

2015-04-16 07:44

One start-up founder is making his own effort to respond to the issue of income inequality - cutting his own pay while seriously boosting that of his employees.


On the path to an inclusive SA Inc.

2017-11-08 09:53

SA’s private sector finally seems more intent on transforming, although it does not agree with the policy of redistributing existing wealth as pushed by the radical wing of the ANC.

Life is still k*k!

2017-05-14 07:11

Black people in South Africa significantly lag behind white, coloured and Indian people in the key areas of education, employment, household spending, home ownership and access to medical aid, according to an SA Institute of Race Relations study.

Lesbians threatened with being 'f**ked so hard they will turn straight', court hears in Qwelane case

2017-03-07 14:31

The executive director of People Against Women Abuse (POWA) has told the High Court in Johannesburg that the 2008 article by South Africa’s former ambassador to Uganda, Jon Qwelane, was discriminating and offensive to the gay and lesbian community.

Uber taps US investigator for discrimination claims

2017-02-21 12:47

Uber Technologies appointed former US Attorney General Eric Holder to lead an independent review into claims of sexual harassment by a former software engineer.

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.

Gordhan requests economists to fight for equality

2016-07-12 07:02

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has implored public economics students to direct their research towards achieving equality and social justice.

Should your salary be a secret?

2016-04-15 07:00

There is a growing movement towards greater transparency in remuneration. We look at the impact of revealing salaries on employee morale and productivity.

How to fix SA

2015-11-06 06:30

With SA’s official unemployment rate increasing to 25.5%, the IMF cutting its growth forecast to 1.4% this year, and business confidence at its lowest levels in 22 years, experts share views on what they would do to fix SA.

Complaints of discrimination on the rise - SAHRC

2015-06-25 15:23

Complaints of inequality and discrimination are continuing to spike in the country, the SA Human Rights Commission has said.

Blacks, whites don't trust each other - survey

2014-08-14 22:13

The level of trust between blacks and whites in South Africa is diminishing year on year, a survey has found.

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