What SA companies can learn from the US about female representation

2018-09-21 11:48

A new bill in the US provides that by no later than the close of the 2019 calendar year companies must have a minimum of one female director on its board, writes Matodzi Ratshimbilani.

Africa women entrepreneurship finalists announced

2018-09-17 21:08

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has announced the finalists for the AWIEF Awards 2018.

"I’m not a boy!" Raising a transgender child

2018-09-10 13:29

If your child’s assigned gender is causing nothing but distress, could he or she be transgender, asks Your Baby's writer Margot Bertelsmann, who won a Media24 Best Feature Excellence Award for this article last week.

Address unconscious bias in SA aviation industry - ACSA exec

2018-09-01 07:00

The under-representation of women in aviation must be addressed, says an ACSA executive - and the issue prompted a gender summit on the topic.

Judy Dlamini: Women must work 3 times harder in patriarchal societies

2018-08-31 05:45

Women must work three times harder than men to prove themselves in the existing patriarchal society, according to leading businesswoman Dr Judy Dlamini.

Female execs in SA still underrepresented, underpaid - report

2018-08-16 21:39

Female executives and senior managers are still in the minority, and while over 60% of female executives earn less than the median remuneration package, nearly two-thirds of their male counterparts exceed it, says a new report.

Three ways to address gender inequality in organisations

2018-08-09 13:36

There’s slow progress in advancing women at executive level in South Africa, says PwC.

Outcry after 'reckless' comments on women's place in engineering

2018-08-06 15:59

The Commission for Gender Equality wants to meet with the SA Institution of Civil Engineering after its CEO questioned SA investing in STEM careers for women, saying they are "predisposed" to caring and people oriented jobs.

A woman wore men's cologne, deodorant and dressed in menswear fashion designs for a day - now she won't stop

2018-07-12 17:06

Why are we still separating style according to gender?

When there are no fathers

2018-06-17 12:19

Many boys live in a vacuum in which they don’t know what they can do better and they need help to learn about their role in society.


Dads, do you think you parent your daughters and sons differently?

2018-09-20 17:01

Boys vs. girls, nature vs. nurture: a study has found that a father's parenting style changes according to the gender of his child.

The economy of sport - and 6 gender myths stunting growth

2018-09-16 23:15

If sporting market revenue could double between 2005 and 2017 with negligible investment in half the population, think what could be achieved if the playing field were even, writes Marelise van der Merwe.

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.

Gender-based violence: a continuum through womxn's lives

2018-08-31 07:52

There is a prevailing assumption that gender-based violence in situations of conflict is an isolated phenomenon, and that it will recede organically after the country's transition to democracy. This is untrue, writes Danielle Hoffmeester.

Leanne Manas: People want success until they see what it takes

2018-08-30 21:30

Everyone wants to be successful until they see what it takes to get there, popular TV personality Leanne Manas warned young people at a business breakfast.

ATNS participates in Aviation Gender Summit

2018-08-10 17:10

Air Traffic and Navigation Services was actively participating at the first Global Aviation Gender Summit in Africa.

Women engineers speak out: From no female toilets to being mistaken for a secretary

2018-08-08 06:45

Women engineers are speaking up about the negative experiences they have had working in a male-dominated industry.

Russell Brand welcomes second baby girl

2018-07-26 14:01

The funnyman has expanded his brood and is now dad to two little girls.

Being transgender is not a mental disorder, WHO decides

2018-06-21 10:48

The declassification should lead to less stigma.

No one wants to be a deadbeat dad

2018-06-17 10:09

Father’s Day has to be the most confusing day in the life of an African child, writes Tsepo Mamatu.

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