ARTICLES RELATING TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Warehouse of Cape Town clothing scheme that empowers moms burns down

2019-06-12 08:16

The Clothing Bank, which equips around 400 women in Cape Town with crucial business skills, recently had its warehouse with R15m in stock destroyed in a fire.

Tumi Voster's GRL PWR series is about empowering both the girl child and the women they look up to

2019-05-31 16:25

“Implementing your success in 2019,” and beyond. Plus, more pearls of wisdom from this young powerhouse.

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.

10 women who made discoveries that helped shape the world as we know it today

2019-05-17 12:32

We can’t imagine what life would be like today if it weren’t for these women who made world-changing discoveries. We’re looking at women who were instrumental in breaking ground, either by discovery or invention, in the fields of medicine, technology, mathematics, physics, and more.

Queen Latifah is opening doors for more black women to make magic behind the camera

2019-05-02 10:35

Queen Latifah has teamed up with Hulu and Procter & Gamble to form the "Queen Collective," which aims to assist female film directors of colour.

Two of the incredible women smashing stereotypes as they conquer Mount Everest in their hijabs are from SA

2019-03-19 17:33

They have all the strength and endurance needed for a trek to Mount Everest base camp to defy negative stereotypes.

Improving female labour participation across the OECD could boost GDP by US$6trn - PWC

2019-03-08 12:19

Improving female participation in the workforce across OECD countries could boost total GDP by US$6trn, according to a new report by PwC.

WATCH: Three women bridge the generation gap to share their wisdom with W24 in a new exciting series

2019-02-01 08:00

The new W24 video series, A Seat At the Table, is a ten-part series comprised of three different women from three different generations discussing their opinions. Here’s a peak of what this series will have in store:

WATCH: Why Ariana Grande’s '7 rings' is a women empowerment anthem

2019-01-18 11:44

Ariana Grande’s latest single, '7 rings' from her fifth upcoming studio album is an entire mood and we’re totally here for the miss independent spirit.

 

“Women can go so much further if they stick together”- founder of In Good Company and Siko Republik CEO, Jabulile Gwala

2019-08-06 15:17

She opens up about her journey as a corporate boss and entrepreneur

Serena Williams is the first athlete on Forbes' list of Richest self-made Women

2019-06-05 16:32

Serena Williams is worth an estimated $225 million, according to Forbes.

Jessica Cox is the world’s first-ever certified pilot who uses just her feet to fly an aircraft

2019-05-23 15:23

"If I can fly an aircraft without any arms, what can't you do?" - Jessica Cox

Why our politics needs a good dose of femininity

2019-05-21 05:00

Those making the case for higher representation of women in public life and service need to base it on the value this would add to ensuring that feminine values are infused into our politics, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Jameela Jamil slams abortion ban, saying the "best decision" she ever made was having an abortion

2019-05-17 11:10

Following Georgia's passing of the HB 481 bill, which allows charges to be filed against women who abort their babies once a heartbeat is detected, Jameela took to social media to share her pro-choice stance.

WATCH: How women empowerment translates across three generations of women

2019-04-02 09:26

Throughout W24’s series A Seat at the Table, phenomenal women from all ages have shared their thoughts, opinions and wisdoms. This week’s panellists celebrated the essence of these collective discussions through women empowerment. Here’s what they had to say:

Women carve out a place for themselves in Spain's jamon industry

2019-02-01 15:03

In Spain, cutting "jamon" is a fully-fledged job that brings prestige and money, a man's world which women are only just starting to take on. But women are still a rarity among these "rock stars" of the ham sector.

Taraji P. Henson calls for equality fight as she unveils Walk of Fame star

2019-01-30 10:28

Taraji P. Henson managed to turn her Walk of Fame honour into a big empowerment moment as she encouraged her fellow actresses to keep fighting for equality to make things easier for the next generation of young stars.

17 black women judges sworn in on Houston courts

2019-01-09 18:33

Harris County, Texas made history on Tuesday after 17 black female judges were sworn in among other newly elected officials for the new year.

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