Sexism

What Have Women Benefited In The Past 25 years Of Democracy?

SPONSORED COMMENTOn May 2, 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa should have signed the national strategic plan against gender based...

What We Learned About Social Justice In Ramadan

COLUMNSocial justice is intrinsically linked to the Islamic faith. The Qur’an (3:104) calls on Muslims to “be a...

BDS-SA Clears Muhammed Desai Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Boycott Divestment and Sanctions South Africa (BDS-SA) co-founder and director Muhammed Desai has been cleared of sexual harassment accusations. An independent investigation...

Women Forward: A Gendered Look At SA Politics

Women Forward (WF) began as a grassroots movement on farmland, planted among women who were marginalised. Domestic workers, farm workers and women...

How Workplaces Should React To Sexual Harassment Complaints

Two South African civil society organisations faced sexual harassment allegations against prominent employees in the past year. The civil society #MeToo exposed...

Students Are Not “Committing Suicide”, Universities Are Killing Us

COMMENT I first went into a psychiatric ward when I was eighteen. I struggled with serious depression and had attempted suicide. At that age I...

The EFF Only Pose As Feminists

Journalist Karima Brown has laid charges against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema after Malema shared her cell phone number in a tweet...

Government Must Force Universities To Transform

It's been 22 years since the passing of Higher Education Act, Act 101 of 1997 and Education White Paper 3: A Programme for the...

The Girl At St Agnes, And The Dark Side Of SA’s...

With The Girl At St Agnes, South African streaming service Showmax hopes to compete with international original created content. The show which debuted January...

Equal Education and Doron Isaacs: Setting The Record Straight

As former employees of Equal Education (EE), who recently left our positions, we have been deeply troubled by the release of former High Court...

Public Employment Programmes Can Turn The GBV Tide

Communities and public employment programmes in particular, have a critical role to play in the fight against gender-based violence, writes PALESA MATABOGE.This is...

Date My Family And Male Chauvinism On TV

Mzansi TV shows continue to tell a sad story of entrenched patriarchy. The reality show Date My Family’s latest episode left social media aghast,...

Ada Hegerberg Deserves RESPECT

It's nearly the end of 2018 and we are still having the exact same conversations about women in football. Conversations constantly arise calling for...

Hey UCT, Here’s How To ACTUALLY Make IT Attractive For Women

Patriarchy continues to be pervasive in all sectors of life. The Information Technology (IT) sector is no exception to this. The sector has traditionally...

Class, Patriarchy And Racism In the SRC Elections At Tuks

The elections at the University of Pretoria have come and left in the year 2018.I must say the burden that they carried sometimes lead...

Toya Delazy: Why I Named And Shamed A Homophobic Bully

Pop star Toya Delazy has been hit with heavy criticism from some Zulu men on Twitter over the past few days, after she posted...

How After Hours Game Shows Mental Illness

After Hours is a video game that deals with gender-based violence and Borderline Personality Disorder. It was created by Bahiyya Khan, a 23-year-old Experimental...

In Pictures: The #TotalShutdown March In Pretoria

Spirits were heightened as womxn* gathered at the old Putco depot in Pretoria on Wednesday before the Total Shutdown march began. We were singing...

#TotalShutDown in Durban: “I Am Here To Send A Strong Message”

On Wednesday scores of women and gender non-conforming people marched in the streets of Durban to the City Hall over violence against women and...

#TotalShutdown: “We Are Dying At The Hands Of Men, It Has...

In a sea of black and red, thousands of womxn* from all over Gauteng gathered in Pretoria on Wednesday morning to take a stand...
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