Google AI will no longer use gender labels like 'woman' or 'man' on images of people to avoid bias

2020-02-20 17:27

Google says it made the change because you can't deduce someone's gender by their appearance.

Apple Card probed for alleged gender discrimination

2019-11-10 10:58

A New York financial regulator is investigating claims of gender discrimination by the new credit card from tech giant Apple and its issuer Goldman Sachs.

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong when woman dies in explosion

2019-10-28 14:18

An American woman was killed in an explosion when a gender reveal party took a tragic turn.

Gen Z women are less likely than millennial women to want to be reachable at all times, and it might be a sign of 'tech fatigue'

2019-10-17 07:10

Gen Z women are less optimistic about technology's ability to positively impact them than millennials, according to a new study.

The idea of the male or female brain is a myth, according to a neuroscientist

2019-09-19 17:27

Neuroscientist Daphna Joel and science writer Luba Vikhanski deconstruct the myth of male and female brains in their new book.

OPINION: What corporate SA could have done this Women's Month instead of pink cupcakes

2019-08-29 06:00

Don't patronise - do something tangible, says Donna Rachelson.

How a woman can move up the corporate ladder

2019-08-17 11:53

Thirty-one percent of South African companies don't have any female representation in senior leadership roles, says an expert at Sirdar Group.

South African men get paid much more than women - here are the worst industries

2019-07-17 07:17

The report also found that 85.9% of listed South Africa companies are white.

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.

 

OPINION: Mind the (gender) gap in STEM fields

2020-02-11 15:27

Promoting the participation of women and girls in science means changing mindsets, fighting gender biases and stereotypes which limit the expectations and professional goals girls have (from early childhood), writes Tashnica Sylvester.

Masculinity on the rocks: why we love that alcohol brands are now marketing stiff drinks to women

2019-11-08 17:09

Gendering alcoholic beverages is a little old fashioned, don't you think?

There’s no reason why the household task list should be a woman’s responsibility, 3 tips on how to share the load

2019-10-22 13:13

In most modern households, domestic tasks are no longer the remit of women, but rather a shared responsibility of all members of the households.

Colourism, sexuality and immigration - Nicole Dennis-Benn shares how her latest book challenges societal norms

2019-10-01 02:18

The intricacy with which she weaves words into stories would have any reader believing that Nicole Dennis-Benn's career of choice has always been in the literary arts.

OPINION: Why protestors were the key speakers at this year's WEF on Africa

2019-09-08 16:00

SA is losing enough money to gender-based violence each year to send over a million children to school or build several hospitals. It's only fitting that the World Economic Forum on Africa was forced to take a good look at the problem, says Marelise van der Merwe.

How we made it: 3 inspiring women share their career success stories

2019-08-23 22:00

Three of Shoprite's movers and shakers share their journeys, plus advice on dealing with challenges.

Want to tackle GDP growth, unemployment? Close the gender gap, research shows

2019-08-09 14:57

A recent PwC Strategy& analysis found that by closing the gender pay gap in both pay and representation by just 10% could yield an additional 3.2% in GDP growth and reduce unemployed job seekers by 6.5%.

Commerzbank wins appeal in London sex discrimination case

2019-07-08 10:41

Commerzbank AG has won the right to a new hearing in a London lawsuit where an employee successfully claimed she faced gender and maternity discrimination.

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.

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