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For women, by women – Pink Taxi Egypt

Female taxi drivers could soon be plying the streets of Cairo, carting their female passengers from point A to point B. Pink Taxi Egypt, a new initiative, wants to make female passengers feel safer while using cabs in the city, but it has already faced criticism.

South African men: Lean in for women’s rights

sonke - thumbTo mark International Women's Day on Sunday 8 March, a local thrust to Sheryl Sandberg's global LeanIn initiative asks South African men to demonstrate how they celebrate and support the women of the country.

Sowetan Dialogues to tackle women’s rights

Brand South Africa and the Sowetan are again teaming up to hold the Sowetan Dialogues. This time, to commemorate Women's Month, the dialogues will tackle women's rights in South Africa and how communities can help curb violence against women.  

Mandela: a champion for women’s rights

Recognising that women's rights were fundamental to South Africa's success as a newly liberated nation, Nelson Mandela enshrined these rights in the country's world-leading Constitution. It followed a long and rich history of activism from women demanding equal rights and gender parity.

Brand South Africa supports Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Brand South Africa hosts 12 female leaners from three Diepkloof schools on Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® The 12th annual Cell...

Gender equality under the spotlight

A recent dialogue session in Tshwane explored gender equality and the empowerment of women, and discussed related elements that will help to build South Africa into a truly cohesive nation.
South African women beat global peers

“The excitement never left us”

Ahead of Freedom Day on 27 April, and the 18th anniversary of the new South Africa, political activist Amina Cachalia shares her memories of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as the country's first democratically elected president.

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