14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

2020-03-04 15:27

Female scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer and the DNA double helix — but they often weren't given credit for their work originally.

Japanese women asked to wear badges to work when they are on their period - here's why

2019-11-27 17:37

Plus, how a South African initiative educates girls about menstruation.

The most shocking part of the 'meltdown' photo Donald Trump tweeted isn't who's in it — it's who isn't

2019-10-17 11:25

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stands as one of two women at the table during Wednesday's cabinet meeting, joined only by Rep. Liz Cheney.

74-year-old woman in India may be the oldest ever to give birth after delivering twins

2019-09-06 12:41

Doctors say the delivery was a "medical miracle." If her age is confirmed, 74-year-old Erramatti Mangayamma would be the oldest woman to give birth.

14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

2019-08-31 08:12

Believe it or not, female scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer and the DNA double helix — but they often weren't given credit for their work originally.

Q&A: 'When you do something you like, you are also extremely good at it' - Siemens exec

2019-08-25 14:53

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares lessons on her more than 20-year long career at the international automation company.

Winners of the 2019 FAIRLADY Santam Women of the Future Awards announced at star-studded luncheon

2019-08-19 15:59

FAIRLADY magazine announced the winners of the annual FAIRLADY Santam Women of the Future Awards at an exclusive VIP luncheon MC’d by businesswoman and Women of the Future judge, Johanna Mukoki, at Summer Place, in Hyde Park on Friday.

5 things women entrepreneurs need to know

2019-08-09 17:00

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an important driver of economic growth and a source of employment, especially for countries such as South Africa which is currently facing high levels of unemployment.

#WomensMonth: 'It's tough, but we can do it' - The Glomane sisters run an all female car workshop in Secunda

2019-08-09 06:00

Dineo and Keneuwe Glomane are twin sisters who grew up with a dream of opening their own business in the motor industry and today the pair own Womech (Women in Mechanics), an independent aftermarket workshop in Secunda.

 

Scottish parliament approves free sanitary products for all women

2020-02-28 14:40

The Scottish parliament approved plans to make sanitary products freely available to all women, the first nation to do so.

Women now outnumber men in the American workforce for the first time since the Great Recession

2020-01-13 14:25

The development from the December jobs report reflects the growing sectors that employ more women in an economy that's still motoring along.

Women are beautiful and strong 'to the bone'

2019-10-30 12:27

MenaCa.7™, the calcium supplement that understands women’s calcium needs, is proud to celebrate South African women and all they do for their families, their communities and the nation.

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.

3 women are killed by their male partners in SA daily and we have the world’s highest rate of rape – we need more than slogans and summits

2019-09-03 10:23

South Africa’s femicide rate is 5 times higher than the global average, and more than one in five women experience physical violence, worsening to one in three in low-income areas.

SEE| Women and car insurance in SA; the myths and the facts

2019-08-29 09:30

There are many myths surrounding women and insurance. One that some people believe that is definitely untrue, is that women are worse drivers than men and submit more claims for accident damage to their vehicles.

OPINION: Construction companies in SA are increasingly run by women - here's why

2019-08-24 17:00

Nearly half of SA's construction enterprises are women-owned, says Boitumelo Thipe.

A festival is banning beers with names like 'Dizzy Blonde' and 'Slack Alice' to stop alienating women

2019-08-10 12:01

Other beers included in the ban were brews named Leg-Spreader and Village Bike, a derogatory term for a woman that has multiple sexual partners.

What has changed for women since the end of apartheid?

2019-08-09 08:00

Kumeshnee West takes a look at women in the workplace over the last 25 years, in SA and the world.

Here are 3 reasons why more women are still far less likely to find jobs, finish matric or have driver's licenses than men in 2019!

2019-08-09 02:26

It’s no secret that this country has gender imbalances in the workplace, a massive challenge that business leaders face.

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