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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

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....

ECONOMICS

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...