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The education department is considering a set of proposed gender guidelines to combat gender discrimination and to create a more inclusive environment in schools. However, a number of political parties and activist groups have already criticized the drafted guidelines.


Social grants empower South Africa’s women with greater independence, decision-making power and economic opportunities – and popular opinions that grants promote dependency, discourage work-seeking and encourage teenage pregnancies are not backed up by the facts.

 


It’s never too late to reach for the stars…just ask Wentworth local and Engen employee Tina Griffiths. A proud mother of three daughters, including a set of twins, and a grandmother of two, Tina recently graduated with a B.Tech degree in Human Resources at the age of 50.

 


Once considered bad luck on board a ship, a new generation of women are challenging superstition and prejudice and asserting themselves in senior positions in the fishing sector.

 


As companies and workforces continue to grapple with the issue of return-to-work, fully work-from-home and hybrid work arrangements, care must be taken to ensure that this contemporary workplace challenge doesn’t further erode or even reverse gains made on the gender transformation front, a leadership expert warns.


The scourge of Gender Based Violence (GBV) plagues South African women and girls daily. President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law new legislation in the hope of combating GBV in the country.

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