Fashion at the centre of these celebrities' Planned Parenthood fundraising initiatives

2019-06-07 12:33

Celebrities are putting their money where their mouths are and supporting continued access to abortions – and fashion seems to be at the centre of the initiatives.

Even the dead still cry for justice

2018-08-26 10:02

Graveyards have become catalogues of misogyny and constant murals of the inhumane challenges women and children experience in our new democracy, writes Lebusa Monyooe.

Womxn are ready for a new story

2018-08-26 06:21

Being a storyteller is one of the most important aspects of my identity. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t searching for expression in one way or another, whether as an actor on a stage, on my couch with pen and paper in hand, or in an art class, writes Buhle Ngaba.

Do men truly understand the results of women abuse?

2018-08-12 06:05

It is believed that a woman was created out of a man’s rib as a gift to him. This is how humanity was created, writes Muano Liphadzi.

Palestinian-American brings #MeToo campaign to West Bank

2018-02-03 13:58

A young Palestinian-American is the driving force behind a nascent #MeToo movement in this patriarchal corner of the world.

Cancel Women’s Day, save lives

2017-08-27 06:47

Far from raising awareness of the plight of women, the day and month that SA dedicates to women seems to bring out the worst and most intense forms of violation against them, writes Nicki Gules.

World marks women's day with rights under attack

2017-03-06 08:27

No self-congratulations but calls to action will mark many celebrations of the 40th International Women's Day on Wednesday, as the fight for equality faces new threats.

Pakistani female lawmaker harassed in parliament

2017-01-25 12:49

A Pakistani female lawmaker threatened to self-immolate after she was harassed by male colleagues in parliament, telling AFP that the widely-publicised incident shows how laws to protect women are not being enforced.

Iranian women break the law and get lots of Facebook support for doing so

2014-05-16 15:52

A new Facebook campaign launched by Iranian women protesting against wearing hijabs has gathered heaps of popularity online.

Breastfeeding ban from Facebook

2012-04-25 11:39

How offensive are pictures of moms breastfeeding their babies?


Pay the housewife, free the woman

2018-08-26 10:02

Yes, there are women leaders and there are many educated and empowered women, but there are also millions of uneducated, undereducated and impoverished women in South Africa today, writes Nomkhita Gysman.

A national order named for MaSisulu?

2018-08-26 06:21

Albertina Sisulu’s legacy presents a unique opportunity to recognise the contribution of women’s leadership, writes Thuli Madonsela.

Lack of justice adds to women's trauma

2018-08-19 09:36

Lack of synergy between what the Constitution demands and what the law provides leaves women vulnerable, writes Zonke Majodina.

A student was body-shamed and forced to put plasters over her nipples for not wearing a bra to school

2018-04-12 13:53

It's 2018. Is it really that difficult to teach boys self-control and mutual respect for their peers?

Let's scrap 'too posh to push'

2017-10-08 00:10

Sexual and reproductive rights are human rights, and it is time to start promoting the right of all women to choose not only when and how often to have children, but also by which method they have them, writes Berenice Paulse.

Empowering women in fight against abuse

2017-08-27 06:00

Hardly a day passes without South Africans being exposed to heart-wrenching stories about women and girls who have suffered violence and abuse, writes Ayanda Dlodlo.

UK women face high heels and make-up rules at work

2017-01-25 17:45

High heels, blonde hair and make-up are among dress codes for women in the British workplace, despite gender discrimination being illegal, a parliamentary report has found.

WATCH: A 'blesser' or a curse? ANCWL weighs in

The ANCWL's President Bathabile Dlamini has compared 'blessers' to clients who use the services of sex workers.

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Are women just an afterthought?

2013-11-22 14:10

As much as women are active voters, do political parties have their issues at heart?

You can’t wear that!

2010-06-24 11:03

Having the freedom to choose what we wear and who we marry should be a concern of our own, not our government, right?

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