Transgender woman sues over placement in male prison

2017-11-16 14:00

A transgender woman behind bars at an all-male prison in Massachusetts is suing for the right to be transferred to a women's facility.

Women are not small men

2017-10-24 11:46

Where saving for retirement is concerned, there are issues that affect only women. The financial services industry must be mindful of them if it is to make a difference in women’s lives.

The established gender bias of teens

2017-10-08 05:43

Kristin Mmari, lead researcher of the Global Early Adolescent Study, a 15-country project, tells about the key takeaways from the study so far.

Same-sex parents won't affect kids' gender identity

2017-08-23 15:03

According to a new study, parental sexual orientation and family type did not affect children's gender conformity or nonconformity in any significant way.

Can you choose your baby's gender?

2017-04-12 11:37

If you could pick having a baby boy or girl - would you?

Majority of taxpayers are older than 25 - report

2016-12-29 18:23

The latest Tax Statistics report reveals that the majority of taxpayers are aged between 25 and 54.

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.


It's still a man's world

2017-10-26 10:14

Women’s earning and spending power is increasing, but not their financial confidence. Where does the problem lie?

How many women are managing your money?

2017-10-21 09:30

All over the world, including in SA, women make up just a tiny proportion of fund managers. This lack of diversity has a negative impact on clients, the industry, and on the country.

SA’s gender laws boost economic freedom rating

2017-09-28 15:41

While SA moved up the economic freedom rankings from last year, since 1994, the trend has been largely downward as a result of government policies.

Violence against women and kids on the rise

2017-05-21 05:52

Although they are unable to reveal by how much incidents of violence against women and children have increased countrywide, the police have warned that the numbers are on the rise.

SA progressive on gender issues – HRW

2017-01-13 08:23

While South Africa came in for much criticism in Human Rights Watch’s latest world report, its progressive approach to gender issues has been welcomed.

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.

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