Womens Month

Hospital Heroes Programme kicks off in the Western Cape

Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, has kicked off its Hospital Heroes Programme in George in the Western Cape to honour emergency workers during Women’s month. The organisation’s Ali Sablay says emergency workers are the first respondents to any disaster, and are facing the most challenging time in their careers.[…]

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Women’s Day: Why we celebrate

Women’s day in South Africa is widely celebrated, as it continues to reflect on the bold steps taken in the iconic 1956 Women’s March. The protest held over 20 000 women marching to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. The protest was against legislation aimed at tightening the apartheid government’s control[…]

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Women’s rights still unrecognised: Manjoo

In the midst of South Africa’s commemoration of Women’s Month, South African professor Rashida Manjoo has warned that the global struggle for women’s rights is far from over. Prof Manjoo is also the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women and is described as “one of the world’s top[…]

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