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ACDP wants to limit your right to an abortion

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 7 August 2017

ACDP wants to limit your right to an abortion

Women’s month started just a few days ago, and in addition to the usual praise of women’s strength, grace and beauty, something strange has been happening in Parliament. A Private Member’s Bill was recently proposed by Cheryllyn Dudley, a Member of Parliament representing the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), a political party that describes itself...

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Why I’ve taken a timeout from sitting in the front seats of taxis

by: Goabaona Mathibe - 29 February 2016

Why I’ve taken a timeout from sitting in the front seats of taxis

I’ve been catching taxis since I was nine. Throughout the years, I have experienced the unspoken terms and conditions that come with a girl sitting in the front seat. From collecting and counting taxi fare; making sure that the total balances out; to the occasional one sided conversation about how you are their ‘size’. To...

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We’re All in This Together

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 22 August 2014

We’re All in This Together

It’s women’s month in South Africa and if you’ve watched government TV long enough you’ll know how much it’s been drilled into us to take extra care of women this month, as if this is the only month that they matter in. There is also a school of thought that thinks (see what I did...

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The Women’s Ministry? – That is the Question

by: Kay Selisho - 8 July 2014

The Women’s Ministry? – That is the Question

With as many names and name changes as Diddy, The Women’s Ministry is equally much ado about nothing. Assuming that the average South African has no idea what the ministry is/does (that’s if they even care), where does one begin to find out what it is? Moved by the recent scandal that involved Hlaudi Motsoeneng being...

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NEW CAMPAIGN CALLS ON SOUTH AFRICA’S WOMEN AND GIRLS TO ‘ZAZI’

by: Linda - 31 May 2013

NEW CAMPAIGN CALLS ON SOUTH AFRICA’S WOMEN AND GIRLS TO ‘ZAZI’

ZAZI, a new campaign aimed at Women and Girls has been launched under the leadership of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Women’s Sector, with support from the USAID/JHU HIV Communication programme and PEPFAR in partnership with the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, the Department of Health and the Department of...

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