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What are we really celebrating this Women’s Day?


 

When capitalism is in crisis, it turns on women, people of colour, LGBTI++ groups and other minority groups. We have seen this throughout history. When World War I and II ended globally, economies were in tatters and capitalism had to repress women to regain its edge. Men returned home to find women doing ‘men’s work’, […]

A vaccine for our GBV pandemic


 

This Women’s Month, the focus regrettably but rightfully falls on gender-based violence during lockdown.  But unlike Covid-19, the GBV pandemic already has an effective treatment against it. And our schools and institutions of higher learning have a vital role to play in administering it. “A war being waged against the women and children of our […]

Access to reliable water supply key to women empowerment


 

It is August and Women’s Month again, but this year the celebration of Women’s Day on August 9 and Women’s Month throughout the month takes place under difficult conditions as the country is in the grip of Covid-19. The pandemic has led to more hardships for women. The pandemic has brought with it an increase […]

INNOVATION

South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high...

EDUCATION

South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high...

ECONOMICS

Offshore bank, investment and trust accounts, are these still allowed?

Unpacking the enigma around offshore starts with one simple certainty; nothing in the South African Income Tax or Reserve Bank regulations prohibits South Africans...