#Gender

  • Article: These 2 Ads Are the First Banned in the UK for Gender Stereotyping
    Girls & Women

    These 2 Ads Are the First Banned in the UK for Gender Stereotyping

    Aug. 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Campaigners say advertising reinforces sexist stereotypes and views and limits girls' aspirations. Read more

  • Article: South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.
    Girls & Women

    South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 14, 2019

    Representation is inspiration. Read more

  • Article: This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists

    July 29, 2019|Beautiful News

    “There aren’t enough spaces that represent modern Muslim women.” Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
    PartnerEducation

    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?
    OpinionGirls & Women

    Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?

    June 17, 2019

    New advertising rules came into effect on June 14. Read more

  • Article: Hunger Kills More Children in Africa Than Anything Else: Study
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger Kills More Children in Africa Than Anything Else: Study

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|June 7, 2019

    “It is completely unacceptable that children are still going hungry in Africa in the 21st century.” Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging
    Environment

    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities
    Education

    South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 31, 2019

    Minister Naledi Pandor has set up task team to investigate and address the issue. Read more