Dr Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, says developing countries should be involved in space exploration.
Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people. Image – M&G
To mark 16 Days of Activism, Human Rights Watch has released a documentary about the work of LGBTI activist and award-winning artist Zanele Muholi. Image – Gallo
While UK fitness star Terrol “Boost” Lewis was in SA promoting “Star Blockworkout”, he stopped by the M&G to give our social media editor a few tips.
“Widowed and divorced women have historically been shunned in areas of India. So imagine the nation’s surprise when jeweler Tanishq celebrated a second marriage in its new ad.” Read it at the Huffington Post.
The first time photographer Angelo Merendino met Jennifer, he knew she was the one. They fell in love and got married in New York’s Central Park, surrounded by family, friends, and loved ones. Five months later Jen was diagnosed with breast cancer … throughout her battle, Angelo decided to photograph it. He wanted to humanize…
“Women in my family have been shrinking for decades,” declares Lily Myers. Her slam poem, “Shrinking Women,” which won Best Love Poem at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in April, perfectly expresses the pressure women feel to take up less and less space, to be quiet, to be small and to eat sparingly….
Sophia Wallace is a visual artist working on a project called Cliteracy. Her project “deals with a paradox which is that everywhere we go we see sexualized images of women’s bodies … we’ve only learned about the anatomy of the clitoris in last 15 years and there’s crisis where women are not actually having pleasure,…
Media mogul Arianna Huffington says we need to break away from technology to be successful – and one day we’ll have gadgets to help us do that. Image – One Young World
An Indian comedy group, All India Bakchod, created this video, which has gone viral, to parody rape attitudes and combat the notion that women are to blame.
The 4th Trimester Bodies Project is an ongoing photodoc created by photographer and mother Ashlee Wells Jackson. This project is dedicated to embracing the beauty inherent in the changes brought to our bodies by motherhood, childbirth and breastfeeding.
Artist Ayana V Jackson has caused controversy with her latest work ‘Archival Impulse & Poverty Pornography’. We ask her the difficult questions.
Was launching M&G Women a smart move? Site editor Aliki Karasaridis and editor-in-chief Chris Roper debate the pros and cons with readers.
The Mail & Guardian has launched the 2013 Book of SA Women, celebrating women across diverse fields doing remarkable things. Here’s what it’s all about.
What if we were to appoint an all-female Cabinet, with a woman president at the helm? Here’s who would rule, according to Richard Calland. View the slideshow at the M&G.