ARTICLES RELATING TO GENDER EQUALITY

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.

These young girls' questions to African leaders remind us of a letter Meghan Markle once wrote as a child

2019-03-08 16:29

This International Women's Day is all about the girl child. And she's got a few pressing questions for the powers that be.

#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.

#WomensMarch: Women march across the US for third straight year

2019-01-21 09:35

Women's March, a national nonprofit organisation that evolved from the initial Washington march, again hosted its main event in Washington, with hundreds of "sister" marches in other cities.

To end secret divorces, Saudi women will at least now receive a notification via text

2019-01-11 12:17

Small steps equal big strides for all women.

SACC urges Gender Equality commission to probe ANC chaplain-general's 'derogatory' comments about women

2019-01-03 10:43

The South African Council of Churches says it is disgusted by the 'shocking and unbelievable utterances' made by Reverend Vukile Mehana.

Court stops divorced women in Transkei from becoming destitute

2018-11-02 07:04

Women in the Transkei have secured a big victory in the Constitutional Court. If married under the old Transkei Marriage Act they will be less likely to be left destitute if they get divorced.

Suffering from high blood pressure? It could be because of discrimination

2018-10-24 10:43

Women are being negatively affected by discrimination and their health is at risk for it.

UCT students can now choose gender-neutral titles

2018-10-10 19:33

The University of Cape Town is now allowing students the option of indicating a gender-neutral title, or no title at all, in official university correspondence.

 

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.

Kumeshnee West: 5 ways women can smash the glass ceiling

2019-03-09 07:00

While breaking into the male-dominated world of senior management is tough, there are a few things women can do to make it easier for themselves while climbing the corporate ladder – all the way to the top, says Kumeshnee West.

Facebook is still doing next to nothing to protect female users from harassment

2019-03-05 17:02

The social media giant once again finds itself under scrutiny after it was found that they absolve less than half of the harassment claims made on the site.

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.

Saudi teen says fleeing was "worth the risk"

2019-01-17 09:43

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, the Saudi teen who fled her country says she plans to pursue an education, get a job and live a normal life in Canada while advocating in support of freedom for women around the world.

Why gender stereotypes are a no-go zone at Beyoncé's house

2019-01-09 16:28

"I want my son to have a high emotional IQ where he is free to be caring, truthful, and honest." No ordinary mom, Beyoncé shares why she wants her children to grow up without limitation, and gender stereotypes are no exception.

Making salary information public helps close the gender pay gap

2018-12-05 18:57

When workers know how their pay compares with their colleagues, the difference between what men and women earn gets smaller, according to new economic research.

UN chief decries failure to bring women into peacemaking

2018-10-26 05:28

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is decrying the failure to bring women into peacemaking, citing statistics that between 1990 and 2017 women constituted only 8 percent of negotiators and 5 percent of witnesses and signatories to major peace process.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-11 05:40

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 11, 2018.

Wheels of change: Women make their mark in Cape Town's transport industry

2018-10-07 09:08

Changing perceptions about what women are capable of doing is a difficult task, says Maria Dumekude, who started as a cleaner and now works as an auto electrician among her mostly male colleagues.

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