A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking renewed debate about harassment endured by women and minority groups. The two-minute video shows actress Shoshana B Roberts walking silently in jeans and a T-shirt through Manhattan as man after man greets her with remarks…
For every jerky thing that celeb news folks say about Renee Zellweger, Russell Brand has a great comeback and an even greater point. Watch it at Upworthy. Image – Screengrab of the video
bell hooks in conversation with other leading voices in black feminism and the LGBTQ community: author Marci Blackman, film director Shola Lynch, and author and activist Janet Mock about liberating the black female body. Image – Screengrab of the video
There is a set minimum wage for domestic workers in SA. While you may be paying your helper the legal amount, are you paying her enough to live? Image – Gallo
Parenting is about being the best mom or dad we can be to our kids. Sometimes it’s simple. Other times, it might not be what we anticipated or imagined. But that doesn’t really matter — because there’s no simple, straightforward manual for raising kids. These parents are doing it right. Watch it at Upworthy
Female miners are still subjected to discrimination, sexual abuse and violence in the workplace. We spoke to some women about their experiences. Clarification: The sexual harassment that one interviewee, Marinda Bekker, discusses in the video happened in the 1990s when she was working for Sasol. This is to clarify that it did not happen during…
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane discusses her first term as international relations minister, terror in Africa, conflict in Nigeria, and patriotism in SA.
As the platinum strike enters its 19th week, we take a look at women miners’ experiences and what SA’s longest ever stay-away means for their futures.
A 21-year-old gay man, was raped, tortured and killed in front of a group of teens. Sonke Gender Justice speaks to David Olyn’s friends and family.
ANC stalwart Gertrude Shope and her daughter Lyndall Shope-Mafole, co-founder of Cope, talk about their political differences and freedom in SA today. Image – AFP
Due to cultural pressure and poverty, half the women in Malawi are married before their 18th birthday – some as young as 10 years old. This is a Human Rights Watch report. Read more.
Women often face tougher choices between professional success and personal fulfilment, which is why Sheryl Sandberg has been trying to keep them in the workforce. In her TED talk below, the Facebook chief operating officer and author of Lean In offers mothers who want to keep their foot on the gas pedal this message: 1)…
British Airways launched its new A380 Airbus in style with champagne, fashion from Harrods and food catered by the Saxon.
This is the story of two South African HIV positive women who are taking care of their own health and that of their babies by breastfeeding on ARVs.
African Storm Soundsystem hosted the third annual Dancehall Queen contest where the women on stage gave Beyoncé a run for her money. Image – M&G