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#IStandWithIlhan: Ilhan Omar Pushes Pro-BDS Bill Despite Harsh Criticism

NEWS ANALYSISUnited States congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been through the most, but she won’t be deterred. Despite United...

Conjuring Soft Magic With Storyteller Upile Chisala

“Growing up, I never read books by black women,” the Malawian storyteller Upile Chisala told an audience at the Sandton Exclusive Books...

8 Summer Books To Chase Away The Winter Blues

Winter time in South Africa is when the days are cold and the nights are long. This time of the year can...

Megan Rapinoe And The Liberators In France

COMMENTA record number of spectators watched the Fifa Women’s World Cup, an entertaining spectacle that will only grow...

The Politics Of Women’s Football

COMMENTThe spotlight has been on women’s football this year with the Women’s World Cup (WWC). One thing the...

Queens Of The Kingdom: A Portrait Of Saudi Women

BOOK REVIEWThe Saudi Arabian woman is veiled in mystery: global media narratives paint her as locked in a...

Women’s World Cup: Meet The Banyana Banyana Team

Twenty-three women in France will be pulling on the green-and-yellow colours to represent South Africa at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....

Author Hafsah Faizal: “Representation Is Not A Fad”

New author Hafsah Faizal joins an illustrious list of authors writing representative fantasy books. Think Sabaa Tahir. Tomi Adeyemi. Renee Ahdieh. Her...

Women’s World Cup: Watch Out For Refiloe Jane And Thembi Kgatlana

Refiloe Jane and Thembi Kgatlana are two of the many stars the Banyana Banyana team have on their roster. The team heading...

Banyana Banyana Sent Off To FIFA Women’s World Cup In Style

Hosted by their sponsors Sasol, Banyana Banyana were treated to a fantastic send-off in Sandton hours before they jetted off to France....

Right To Breastfeed In The Workplace Is Enshrined Within In Law

Breast milk provides optimum nutrition for a newborn baby. Most South African mothers are well aware of this. Barriers in the workplace...

Soniah Kamal Talks Setting Pride And Prejudice In Pakistan

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is perhaps the most beloved amongst classic English literature. There have been prequels, sequels, and variations of...

Dismantling Islamophobia Through Words

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is here to dismantle Islamophobia through her words. Her latest work “Whose Eyes Are These Anyway” tackles Islamophobia, state security,...

Our 10 Favourite Books By Muslim Women

Representation matters, especially in a world where ‘Muslim woman’ is a highly politicised identity. Muslim women are painted as submissive and oppressed,...

Everything You Need To Know About The FIFA Women’s World Cup

France 2019: it’s almost time for another World Cup! The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be happening in June and excitement...

Springbok Zinhle Ndawonde: My Tough Upbringing Didn’t Deter Me

As Told ToBorn and bred in Inanda Township, firefighter and Springbok player Zinhle Ndawonde will be heading to...

#Shayisfuba: Feminist Collective Demands Feminist Government

A network of feminist women and non-binary people are calling for a feminist government and a feminist socio-economic and political agenda in...

Banyana, Bafana & Proteas Seek Glory In 2019

Three of South Africa’s national sporting teams are in action this year. 2019 is a busy sporting year. There’s the FIFA Women’s...

It’s REALLY Not About The Burqa

COLUMN/REVIEWIt’s Not About The Burqa - a collection of writings - edited by Mariam Khan tells beautiful...

10 Reasons We Stan #BeyoncéHomecoming

The world came to a standstill on April 17. The only Queen we recognise, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, dropped “Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé” on Beyflix ... er, Netflix.
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