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Rural women subsidising public service investment

Rural women subsidising public service investment

By Sifiso Dube Johannesburg 31 October: It is 3 o’clock early morning when my late grandmother, Velelaphi hears a loud knock on her door. A boy of about 17 years of age seems to be out of breath as he tries to tell her his reason of knocking at this witching hour. It is another […]

October 31, 2017 Themes: Agriculture | Economics | Sustainable Development Programs: News

Parental leave bill should be more inclusive-activists_The New Age_17 October 2017

Keeping girls in school key for gender equality

Keeping girls in school key for gender equality

 By Jenipher Changwanda Lilongwe, 11 October: Today the world commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child under the theme EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises. According to UNWomen this day serves to address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. This day gives […]

October 11, 2017 Themes: Education Programs: GL Opinion and Commentary Service | News | Write about rights

IAWRT to host media gender mainstreaming workshop

IAWRT to host media gender mainstreaming workshop

Johannesburg, 2 October: International Association of Women in Radio and Television will host a Gender Mainstreaming Workshop on  Friday, 6th October 2017. In 2015 IAWRT conducted a Gender Monitoring Survey in 8 different countries that examined the role that women play in each country’s public radio and television stations. The report revealed information about the […]

October 5, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media | News

Cry my beloved daughter

Cry my beloved daughter

By: Bonang Modise My husband died and left me with 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls. I was accused of killing him by his family and they chased me and my children out of my marital house. They took everything and now my children have no inheritance from their father. For now I live […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Gender violence | Human Rights Programs: News

Online safety must be prioritised

Online safety must be prioritised

By Petronell Ngonyama and Tshwaresa Malatji Johannesburg, 4 October: On 28 September, we celebrated the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) under the theme Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information. Issues of access to information that can drive development need to also be discussed in the context of how women are safe […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: News

A Twist in SA’s presidential elections

A Twist in SA’s presidential elections

Petronell Ngonyama Johannesburg, 21 July 2017: The African National Congress presidential elections has gained momentum on finding a suitable successor for the ruling party. Three women are officially contesting for presidency of the party. The gradual increase of female representation to run office particularly the national presidency seat shows that the events are taking a […]

August 8, 2017 Themes: Elections | Politics | Young Women Programs: News

Bonang Matheba sends 10 girls to school_ The new age

Bonang Matheba sends 10 girls to school_ The new age
July 21, 2017 Themes: Education Programs: Gender Aware | News | Phenomenal Women | VRC Case studies | VRC Clippings

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs

By Sheila Maingi Johannesburg, June 23: Today for the first time ever we celebrate International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises under the theme Small Business –Big Impact. According to the World Economic Forum, “SMEs are driver most of the jobs created in Sub-Saharan Africa; they generate an average of 80% of jobs in the region.” […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: Economics Programs: Gender & Governance | News