SA cannot just sit back and wait for Ramaphosa to bring change – Pick 'n Pay exec

2019-06-20 16:43

South Africans cannot just sit back, listen to SONA and wait for President Cyril Ramaphosa to bring change and rebuild trust in the country, says Pick 'n Pay's Suzanne Ackerman-Berman.

Want major GDP growth? Level the playing field, says the IMF

2019-04-04 20:56

The IMF says if countries with low gender equality improved their equality ratings, they could see their economies grow by an average of 35% - yet 88% of countries still have restrictions against women in the workplace embedded in their constitutions or laws, writes Donna Rachelson.

Business Leadership's Mohale: If SA messes up again, we will just be 'another failed African country'

2019-03-02 10:26

In war, when soldiers invaded an island, they used to burn their ships to make sure they have no other options, says the CEO of Business Leadership SA.

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: The story of 4 transgender children

2019-02-14 13:28

6-year-old David is part of the new trans generation of people who don't identify with the sex they were assigned at birth, and who chose to make the transition very early. This moving film explores the transitioning through first-hand stories told by four young people.

"Dads who don't like suits and cigars aren't weak"

2019-02-04 12:40

"How I see it is that we need to give kids options, we need to tell them about gender, sexual orientation, etc. and make it fine for them to choose and to accept the choices of others whether you agree or not."

Piers Morgan got into a fight with a dad in an Elsa costume on Twitter and obviously lost

2019-01-31 14:29

Let [your gender stereotypes] go! Let it go! Can't hold us back anymore! This dad dressed up in an Elsa costume to sing Let It Go with his son, and while some were moved, Piers Morgan, was not.

Ramaphosa praises mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies in Swiss speech

2019-01-23 13:28

Speaking at the launch of the Global Commission of the Future of Work Report, President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the idea of mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies.

What investors get wrong about backing women-led businesses

2018-12-27 20:08

Gender balance can be an important signal for investors, but they may be looking for it in the wrong place.

These man-skirts are in hot demand among South African tough guys

2018-12-12 06:15

"Cargo kilts" are increasingly popular among South African artisans.

Transformation about 'changing a space' as well - UCT vice-chancellor

2018-11-10 20:45

Transformation is not just about employment equity, but also about transforming the space, says prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng, vice-chancellor of UCT.


Sifiso Skenjana: 3 ways financially savvy women can unlock economic growth

2019-04-15 05:01

After an eventful few weeks, Sifiso Skenjana ponders how organisations can better leverage women's financial know-how.

Mohale: Many SA women trapped by sugar daddies

2019-03-21 14:00

A lot of women in SA are 'trapped because of sugar daddies,' Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership SA has told Eusebius McKaiser on Radio 702.

#MeToo: Don't let its impact go to waste in the workplace

2019-02-24 10:43

More women are tackling gender bias in the workplace thanks to the #MeToo movement, but unless a clear company policy on gender equality is in place, with the unequivocal support of top leadership, the impact of such collective action could be lost, says Kumeshnee West.

Men are the key to gender diversity - CEO

2019-02-09 09:00

It is men who can make the biggest difference in closing the gender gap at executive level, says Donna Rachelson, CEO of Branding & Marketing YOU.

Cape Town’s Bravest: Mother and firefighter Coleen Johnson on trailblazing her way in a male-dominated field

2019-02-04 12:35

We recently wrote an article covering the #FirefightingSexism campaign started by West Midlands Fire after they saw a tweet by a mom of her 4-year-old girl who thought, because she was female, she couldn't become a firefighter. Coleen Johnson, from Cape Town, wrote in to us in response: "I too dreamed of being a firefighter when I was a little girl and I did it! Tell Esmé that she can be anything! Dream big, baby girl!" We interviewed Coleen and she told us all about her journey and how she encourages her girls to be whatever they want to be.

LGBTQIAP+: We help you understand 23 gender terms

2019-01-24 08:06

Here are some gender-related terms you may encounter – on campus, at school, among your children's friends. We explain what they mean.

Tech scholarships to empower women

2019-01-13 14:35

The Cape Town LadiesInTech project aims to train and empower 40 unemployed young women with digital and business skills.

Here's a list of the 'first black women' that made history this year

2018-12-19 12:18

Beyond celebrating graduations, here's what else we marked as important to highlight in the road to equality and advancing our careers.

Women get board seats when the law dictates it - study

2018-12-11 19:01

A new study finds that among countries that average three or more women on large company boards, all but one operate under government-mandated quota systems.

'Impostor syndrome' holding back women in tourism

2018-11-07 19:43

Female entrepreneurs in Africa's tourism industry must beware of impostor syndrome, warns the chair of the Association of Women Travel Executives.

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