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.

In SA 3 women die of femicide daily and we have the world’s highest rate of rape – we need more than slogans and summits

2019-08-09 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.

#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.

5 Female musicians who changed the music industry

2019-08-01 11:07

From winning double-digit Grammys to being fearless firsts, here are 5 women who have rocked the music industry in their own way.

Meghan Markle has been branded 'difficult' by tabloids. It's the same sexism that demonises driven women in the workplace.

2019-07-14 16:32

Tabloids reported that Meghan Markle is known among palace staff as "duchess difficult." People often characterize women with ambition as bossy divas.

Is this a new dawn for women in politics?

2019-05-27 17:24

The increase in number of women in Parliament, while slight and delayed, could be a welcomed chapter for South African politics.

These women are using Instagram to document incidents of catcalling exactly where they happen

2019-05-21 17:14

Around the world, women are chalking catcalls on the pavement at the place they happened.

We found a secret game hidden in Pick n Pay’s new cricket collectable card series

2019-05-20 16:33

It was a short, but sweet, cameo appearance on the wicket for Business Insider South Africa.

This is how India's first woman police officer deals with sexism in the workplace

2019-05-10 17:36

How does Kiran Bedi, India's first and most senior former policewoman, tackle workplace sexism? She talks about dealing with mansplaining on the WorklifeIndia podcast.


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.

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.

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.

Serena Williams reveals the meaning behind her Off-White French Open outfit

2019-05-28 11:46

Serena Williams reflects on a first round win that saw her recover from a poor first set and the meaning behind her empowering "queen" attire.

Women are more productive in warmer offices because it makes their brains perform better

2019-05-23 16:09

Researchers from the US and Germany found that women are better at mathematical and verbal tasks at higher temperatures.

German women’s national soccer team addresses sexism in brilliant video ahead of 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

2019-05-16 17:15

"We haven’t just fought against opponents. We’ve fought against prejudice."

Zimbabwean humanitarian Tererai Trent will be honoured with a life-size statue in New York

2019-05-13 18:38

This woman from the dusty streets of Zvipani village in Zimbabwe was married off as a young girl and had to bury her dreams in a can, but now those dreams have come true.

Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it

2019-05-10 10:44

Melinda Gates, philanthropist and wife to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says women work 7 more years than men and get no credit or money for it.

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