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Zazi helps women to help each other

Zazi thumbJoin the Zazi movement: start a Zazi club in your area, follow #BagitUseit, and start talking about women's rights and general life skills. Zazi calls for a countrywide movement that will lead to healthy and fulfilling lives.

Business Connexion champions women leaders

Business Connexion's team prides itself by making the impossible possible through technology. This year they have achieved a top accolade by being crowned the leader in the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.

Women in science are honoured

science---thumbSouth Africa has paid tribute to its scientists in the Women in Science Awards, an annual event that acts to honour the leaders in the field, as well as inspire young women and girls to pursue a career in the field.

Women of excellence: Salukazi Dakile-Hlongwane, corporate dynamo driving women’s empowerment

Salukazi Dakile-Hlongwane has a passion for social upliftment and has spent her career developing Africa and its women. The company she helped to create, Nozala Investments, is a broad-based women’s investment firm that aims to ensure economic advancement for women.

Women in South Africa earn less than men

Women in South Africa earn less than men

On average, women in South Africa earn less than men who do the same jobs as them - in some cases the difference in salaries is more than 10%. This is a historical concern, and a host of reasons has been given for the discrepancy, from hours worked to pregnancy.
Women's Month looks at unity in South Africa

Women’s Month looks at unity in South Africa

For the month of August, the nation will be encouraged to celebrate the role of women in South Africa's history. Female leaders today, across sectors, will also be a focal point of the month, which marks the Women's March against apartheid in 1956.

Women recycle tea bags to make art

tea_bags_thumbnail Helping others to help themselves can be as simple as saving your used tea bags. The women of Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, Cape Town recycle them to make art and earn a living.

South African arts fest celebrates women

South African arts fest celebrates women

This year's National Arts Festival features more women in an effort to amplify female voices in the performing and visual arts. The programme offers everything from musicians to hard- hitting dramas that explore true stories about women rising up against the odds.
Women at centre of African Union summit

Women at centre of African Union summit

In the African year of women's empowerment, the African Union emphasised the need to mainstream women in development, and AU Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced the launch of a gender score card to monitor progress and share best practices.

Black Sash making its mark for 60 years

For more than half-a-century, the Black Sash has been helping people in tangible concrete ways realise their human rights. Formed in response to the discrimination practised by the apartheid government, today it still works to assist the downtrodden.


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