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Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA media
Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA mediaArticle

This Women's Month, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO) and the Official German Development Cooperation (GIZ) calls on the media to be more mindful of the kind of content they create and share...

Issued by [dot]Good 22 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe on connecting ICT to education
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe on connecting ICT to educationArticle

We chat to Takalani Netshitenzhe, chief officer of corporate affairs at Vodacom Group to find out about her journey to the top and how Vodacom is using its expertise in ICT to offer modern solutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Aug 2019

What is Women's Day without equality?
What is Women's Day without equality?Article

Women's Day should be a time to reflect on how we can reach real equality - and to honour the women who are fighting to get there...

Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 8 Aug 2019

Unstereotype Alliance: The problem is not seeing the problem.
#Loeries2019: Welcome UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance SA chapter!Article

This Women's Day in SA, we welcomed news that the Loeries has joined forces with UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance initiative, to launch its South Africa chapter, set to use the advertising industry as a force for good to drive positive change all over the world...

Leigh Andrews 8 Aug 2019

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Yvonne Wakefield launches The Warrior Project to help domestic abuse, gender-based violence victimsArticle

Alongside Jackie Nagtegaal of LawForAll and Aisha Pandor of SweepSouth, Caveat Legal founder Yvonne Wakefield launched The Warrior Project at the start of Women's Month...

6 Aug 2019

Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's Month
Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's MonthArticle

The amendment of the Criminal Procedure Act to see sexual offences prosecuted, retrospectively, is set to come to life with what is set to be the oldest sexual abuse case to go to trial in South Africa...

2 Aug 2019

Lira, Holly Rey and Zamo Dlamini to perform at women-centred concert in Sobekeng
Lira, Holly Rey and Zamo Dlamini to perform at women-centred concert in SobekengArticle

Multiple award-winning songbird Lira, Sama 25 Record of the Year winner Holly Rey and Afro-pop sensation Zamo Dlamini will headline the One Big Night in Sobekeng concert...

1 Aug 2019

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Aspiring to be like James BondArticle

It is important to reflect on the impact that representations of hyper-masculinity in the media have on society, write Laurie Less and Oupa Makhalemele...

Laurie Less and Oupa Makhalemele 31 Jul 2019

Bata shoes future leaders
Bata shoes future leadersArticle

Bata recognises the significant difference a new pair of school shoes can make in the life of a child...

Issued by Bata 30 Jul 2019

What's on at the 2019 Vavasati International Women's Fest
What's on at the 2019 Vavasati International Women's FestArticle

The programme lineup for the seventh Vavasati International Women's Festival has been announced...

29 Jul 2019

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Post-school education for allArticle

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions...

15 Jul 2019

Kenyan parenting platform MumsVillage launches an online store
Kenyan parenting platform MumsVillage launches an online storeArticle

Kenyan parenting support platform MumsVillage has launched an online store. The MumsVillageShop features a curated range of genuine local and global parenting and baby brands...

27 Jun 2019

2019 Durban Pride set to celebrate legal equality for LGBTQ+ community
2019 Durban Pride set to celebrate legal equality for LGBTQ+ communityArticle

This year's Durban Pride will take place Saturday, 29 June, at the Gugu Dlamini Park, celebrating legal equality for the South African Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer + (LGBTQ+) community...

26 Jun 2019

2019 D&AD Impact Awards open for entries
2019 D&AD Impact Awards open for entriesArticle

D&AD has announced that the Impact Awards is now open for entries and introduced the D&AD Future Impact Programme, which aims to support the great ideas that have the potential to change the world...

25 Jun 2019

A new attitude: Unstereotyping advertising
A new attitude: Unstereotyping advertisingArticle

As the Women's Decade 2010-2020 of the African Union draws to a close, women the world over are standing firm in their push for gender equality - and they want men to walk and work with them...

Issued by Loeries 20 Jun 2019

In2IT bolsters education through Boys2Men initiative
In2IT bolsters education through Boys2Men initiativeArticle

The upcoming Youth Day is a stark reminder of the importance and role that young South African's play in our economy and future...

13 Jun 2019

Have your say on CAS Bill, GBV Policy Framework
Have your say on CAS Bill, GBV Policy FrameworkArticle

Members of the public and interested organisations are reminded of the looming deadlines for public comments on the Central Application Service (CAS) Bill and the Draft Policy Framework to address gender-based violence (GBV) in the Post-School Education and Training (PSET) System...

24 May 2019

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Innovative messaging app tailor-made for MaliansArticle

Lenali integrates local languages such as Bambara, Soninke, Songhai, Mooré and Wolof, as well as French, making the app accessible to people without formal education...

17 May 2019

How Vodacom is adapting its CSI approach to changing conditions
How Vodacom is adapting its CSI approach to changing conditionsArticle

Rather than doggedly following an approach which may no longer be relevant, business has an obligation to adapt its corporate social investment (CSI) to changing needs and conditions...

25 Apr 2019

Government to hand over three magistrates courts
Government to hand over three magistrates courtsArticle

Government will over the next three months hand over three magistrate courts, with Sexual Offences Courts, in a bid to eradicate gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in society...

29 Mar 2019

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Well-designed gender quotas result in more women elected to parliament - IPU reportArticle

Globally, women representation in national parliaments increased by nearly one percentage point last year, from 23.4% in 2017 to 24.3%...

6 Mar 2019

Brand SA reiterates call to fight against abuse of women and children with continuation of #IAM campaign
Brand SA reiterates call to fight against abuse of women and children with continuation of #IAM campaignArticle

Brand South Africa continuously aims to encourage all South Africans to play their part towards progressive change, that promotes a free and fair society for all, through the #IAM campaign...

Issued by Brand South Africa 11 Feb 2019

#SONA2019 serves up positive news for the housing sector
#SONA2019 serves up positive news for the housing sectorArticle

The very detailed State of the Nation Address dealt with all of the economic and social issues that are currently of concern to the real estate industry...

Berry Everitt 8 Feb 2019

Facebook, Instagram and Nelson Mandela Foundation drive awareness about gender-based violence
Facebook, Instagram and Nelson Mandela Foundation drive awareness about gender-based violenceArticle

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, Facebook and Instagram announced a new creative campaign aimed at driving awareness about the wider impact gender-based violence has on South African women and their families...

29 Nov 2018

Africa's 'Fearless Girl' beacon of hope to young women in Africa
Africa's 'Fearless Girl' beacon of hope to young women in AfricaArticle

In March 2017, the iconic Fearless Girl statue by Kristen Visbal took its place on Wall Street, standing defiantly and staring down New York's bronze 'Charging Bull' by Arturo Di Modica. Now, in 2018, it's time for Africa's own Fearless Girl to take a stand...

28 Nov 2018

#16Survivors for #16DaysOfActivism campaign launched
#16Survivors for #16DaysOfActivism campaign launchedArticle

To mark this year's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, Missing Children South Africa (MCSA) will share a positive story every day for the 16 days with its #16Survivors for #16DaysOfActivism campaign...

28 Nov 2018

16 days of activism, 16 stories of hope
16 days of activism, 16 stories of hopeArticle

To mark this year's campaign, Missing Children South Africa (MCSA) will share a positive story every day for the 16 days with its #16Survivors for #16DaysOfActivism campaign...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 27 Nov 2018

Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable women
Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable womenArticle

The White Light Movement is a new non-profit organisation aimed at providing empowerment to women who have been victims of gender-based violence and abuse...

12 Nov 2018

Rohde found guilty of wife's murder
Rohde found guilty of wife's murderArticle

Jason Rohde, a former property mogul, has been found guilty of the murder of his wife Susan by the Western Cape High Court on Thursday...

8 Nov 2018

President mulls national registry for protection orders
President mulls national registry for protection ordersArticle

Government needs to examine the possibility of introducing a national registry for protection orders, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

2 Nov 2018

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Tips to transition from traditional to digital agencyArticle

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA kicked off last week's Digital Agency Showcase with insights into what it means to be an advertising agency in these digital, connected times and shared the power of co-authoring brave work with brands...

Leigh Andrews 29 Oct 2018

Calls mount for judicial review
Calls mount for judicial reviewArticle

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana has called for a review of the judicial system to ensure that the system protects the most vulnerable in society...

23 Oct 2018

1000 Women Trust launches ICT facility at Saartjie Baartman Centre
1000 Women Trust launches ICT facility at Saartjie Baartman CentreArticle

The 1000 Women Trust and its partners have launched a new fully furbished women's ICT centre at the Saartjie Baartman Centre in Cape Town...

18 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018Article

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

#BI4Gov: Why Day Zero was less nudge effect, more kick-in-the-butt effect
#BI4Gov: Why Day Zero was less nudge effect, more kick-in-the-butt effectArticle

Ever wondered how nudges turn into true behavioural change that benefits society? With the Western Cape's recent #DayZero success as a prime example, all was revealed at SA's first-ever two-day #BI4Gov Behavioural Insights conference, held at the CTICC over 27 and 28 September 2018...

Leigh Andrews 27 Sep 2018

Student safety becomes a top priority
Student safety becomes a top priorityArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor will soon meet the Council on Higher Education and Universities South Africa to discuss steps to be taken to deal with the violence at higher education and training institutions countrywide...

19 Sep 2018

Welcome to the era of the matriarch
Welcome to the era of the matriarchArticle

Faith Popcorn, the Nostradamus of marketing and most accurate futurist, called it out in her book, "Eve"olution in 2000 about how women would rise and revolutionise society. While we still have a long way to go, our society has reached a tipping point. Women are calling for gender parity, especially in previously male-dominated industries such as Stem...

Carmen Murray 8 Aug 2018

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Oil discoveries in Turkana six years ago haven't delivered benefits for womenArticle

Turkana is a vast dry, remote countyin northwest Kenya, home to around 1.5 million nomadic livestock herders...

Kennedy Mkutu 2 Aug 2018

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PAWO seeks recognition for African women leadersArticle

President of PAWO Assetou Koite says Africa must recognise and honour the contribution of women to the decolonisation of the continent...

1 Aug 2018

Policy on gender-based violence at higher education institutions pending
Policy on gender-based violence at higher education institutions pendingArticle

The Department of High Education and Training will soon adopt its first ever framework policy addressing gender-based violence at universities and colleges in an effort to curb the scourge...

26 Jul 2018

Protection order violators can be arrested
Protection order violators can be arrestedArticle

The Commission for Gender Equality has urged South Africans to report cases of gender-based violence...

More Matshediso 29 Jun 2018

Prominent artists address SA's social issues at Sculpture Fair
Prominent artists address SA's social issues at Sculpture FairArticle

The likes of Zanele Muholi, Sophia van Wyk, Nandipha Mntambo and Frances Goodman exhibited artwork that addressed entrenched patriarchy during the American Express Winter Sculpture Fair...

Issued by OnPoint PR 16 May 2018

#TheDailyAbuse: A 360 view on domestic violence and abuse
#TheDailyAbuse: A 360 view on domestic violence and abuseArticle

On 22 March, the day after Human Rights Day, People Opposing Women's Abuse (POWA) launched its first news publication - The Daily Abuse...

Issued by Joe Public United 26 Mar 2018

Human rights activist Annie Raman on Fort Review.
#FortReview: "How creativity can save lives when put to good use" - Annie RamanArticle

Here's how Fort Review is changing perceptions and giving a voice to issues of industry equality, as well as the rise of advertising that goes beyond just punting a product to actually solving a societal issue...

Leigh Andrews 28 Feb 2018

Women's NGOs are changing the world - and not getting credit for it
Women's NGOs are changing the world - and not getting credit for itArticle

In contemporary global development circles, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are now performing many more roles and activities than they did a few decades ago...

Dr Bipasha Baruah and Dr Kate Grantham 6 Dec 2017

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#NoExcuse: New movement to get Champion Men involved in tackling gender-based violenceArticle

In SA, instances of femicide are five times the global average and one in five women are assaulted by their partner. #NoExcuse has been launched, with Carling Black Label and Takuwami Riime! as the inaugural supporters, to...

30 Nov 2017

The People vs Patriarchy premieres on MTV tonight
The People vs Patriarchy premieres on MTV tonightArticle

The People vs Patriarchy, directed by acclaimed South African documentary maker Lebogang Rasethaba, premieres on MTV (DStv channel 130) tonight at 21h15...

Issued by Arcade Content 28 Nov 2017

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