14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

2018-10-01 18:33

Believe it or not, women scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer, the DNA double helix, and even splitting an atom.

Umbrella funds lock out black players

2018-09-09 06:21

Umbrella funds are one of the biggest barriers to the transformation of the asset management sector as they offer a large list of services in-house and own the value chains, making it difficult for black asset managers to penetrate the market.

VIDEO, PICS: Robotics Barbie joins corporate chorus calling for diversity

2018-06-28 11:55

Robotics Barbie is a lab-coat-and-glasses-wearing robotics engineer, a far cry from the 1992 “math class is tough” version.

Two-thirds of SA professional women want to become a top-level executive

2018-03-08 18:34

PwC surveyed over 3,600 professional women to mark international women’s day and found that 63% of South African women have aspirations to be a top level executive, according to the report.

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.

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.

 

Paralympian victorious in Equality Court case against Cape Town wine farm

2018-10-01 14:34

A visually impaired Paralympian swimmer has emerged victorious from a three-year discrimination battle with Cape Town wine farm Durbanville Hills, following a settlement agreement.

Why Zendaya deliberately auditions for "white" roles

2018-08-13 12:45

Zendaya firmly believes that stepping into predominantly white spaces helps to create opportunities for black people.

More important than ever to keep dreaming of a better South Africa

2018-06-04 08:55

You can choose to be an armchair critic who sees everything wrong with all the efforts of others. I choose to get my hands dirty, writes Sello Hatang.

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.

Female characters spoke less than 30% of the time in 2016 Hollywood films

2017-01-27 16:31

If you thought last year was a great year for women in movies, you were wrong.

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.

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