The exile experience of women in the liberation movements -- a largely neglected aspect of recent South African history -- will feature this year at the Franschhoek Literary Festival in a discussion involving the octogenarian feminist writer, Lauretta Ngcobo.
The Commission for Gender Equality's Position on sex work.
Professional women have been grappling with this question for decades: “Can we be feminine at work and still be taken seriously?” And yet, popping the question in Citi’s LinkedIn group Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Tabitha Moore, founder and CEO of the Feminine Leadership Academy has uncorked a flood of impassioned responses—many filled with what appear to reflect a renewed sense of confidence and empowerment.
Former health minister from Sierrra Leone, Zainub Banguera, was elected the United Nations point person on sexual violence in conflict
In light of the closing ceremony for 16 days of activism of no violence against women and children, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will be launching the National Council Against Gender-Based Violence
A Feminist Cyborg webinar will be conducted today (03rd December 2012 at 1:00pm GMT). This webinar will go about exploring the feminist cyborg namely activism, fundraising and security online
Radio stations together with Community Media for Development Productions; have put together a 13 part serial radio drama, depicting the link between Gender-Based Violence and HIV and AIDS
In light of the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism campaign, The Gender Protocol Alliance has made a plea to all sectors, encouraging them to double their efforts in the war on ending domestic violence
Many young women fall prey to rich men. These men offer them everything they could possibly want and due to their day to day struggles they end up falling for rich men. However they almost always turn out differently
A report done by Women for Women International has found that violence against women poses one the biggest threats to peace. This is not only an issue in South Africa but all over the globe. This report has been released on International Stop Violence Against Women day
Same sex marriage was legalised in 2006 in an attempt to show how South Africa has progressed since Apartheid. However recent crimes have proven otherwise
A United Nations high level taskforce on women, girls, gender equality and HIV for eastern and southern Africa has called for accelerated efforts in protecting the rights and well-being of women and girls in South Africa.
A new study on violence against women conducted over four decades and in 70 countries reveals the mobilisation of feminist movements is more important for change than the wealth of nations, left-wing political parties, or the number of women politicians.
Over 400 women demonstrated in Nairobi, demanding that if one seat goes to a person over 35 then the other must be theirs
Four hundred female pilgrims from Nigeria who arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, yesterday to participate in this year's hajj were promptly separated from their male counterparts and detained by the Saudi authorities