Tag: women’s day
Twenty years after South Africa celebrated its first National Women's Day, women have risen to be major players in the public sector and academia.
The first Status of Women Report will be released on Women's Day, at the official celebrations in Free State. About 20 000 women are expected to attend the rally. It is one of many activities planned for Women's Month around the country.
The difficulties facing refugees, asylum seekers and migrants are far greater for women. They often have no access to the economy and receive little or no help from the authorities and law enforcement when it comes to domestic abuse. Their plight has been highlighted during Women's Month.
Women's rights are human rights; these powerful words were uttered and echoed by South African leaders at the Sowetan Dialogues in Bloemfontein, which discussed women's roles, rights and progress.
The Ebenezer Hannah Home in Ennerdale, a suburb in the deep south of Greater Johannesburg, is one of the beneficiaries of dairy producer Clover's empowerment project Mama Afrika. The home is run by an inspirational woman who doesn't know what it is to give up.