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Image: The Agent of Change in the Rotary Injongo Project Women’s Month celebrates the battle for equality in the workplace and society; the sacrifices and hardships they had to endure on the road to success

The Rotary Club of Claremont believes that telling the story of influential women is more important than the holiday itself. Pumeza Mahobe, an inspirational lady, highly involved with the ins and outs of the Club’s Injongo Educare Project, has a story truly worth telling.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: Strike a Rock South Africa just celebrated National ‪Women's Day

We were reminded to pay homage to the woman of South Africa who fought against the Apartheid government and celebrate the women in our country. It was wonderful to take a day to honour courage and strength in the pursuit of a better society and remember that women and have changed (and continue to change) the world.

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HEADLINES, Women Empowerment
Image: 1000 Women united against domestic violence and abuse - One out of every four women in South Africa is in an abusive relationship - Every six days a woman in South Africa is murdered by her intimate partner - Every 25 seconds a woman or girl is raped in South Africa. These shocking statistics are not new to us, because every time we read a newspaper or turn on the television, we are made aware of the escalating level of abuse towards women and girls that takes place in our communities every day.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Transformation, Women Empowerment
Image: Marginal Improvements for working women in past 20 years International study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) women have seen only “marginal improvements” in the past 20 years. We have to also take stock of the kind of progress that has been made in the world of work for women. “Through the working lives of many women, there remains significant obstacles in gaining access to decent and paying jobs,” says Karabo Keepile.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Women Empowerment
Image:  Walk for Freedom - 17th October 2015 Global Walk Aims To Stop Slavery
(Cape Town, Western Cape) - On October 17, individuals and community groups from South Africa will participate in a global event that is mobilizing people to help stop human trafficking.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Education, Social & Community, Women Empowerment
Image: Keeping Our Young Girls in School As South Africa engages the realities of Women’s Month 2015, the celebrations of the struggles of women for liberation and equality mask a painful and

As South Africa engages the realities of Women’s Month 2015, the celebrations of the struggles of women for liberation and equality mask a painful and hidden continuous struggle:  the struggle of the menstruating girl-child.  The Community Chest is tackling this problem head-on by making sure it is addressed and researched.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Employment, Women Empowerment
Image: A Chance for Every Child Who takes care of the caregiver?

People who give their life and soul to bring hope and improve the lives of vulnerable children.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: DAWN Women’s Month Celebration – Dynamic African Women Now On Wednesday, August 5th, The Novalis Ubuntu Institute hosted our annual Women’s Month Celebration

The event times were 10:00-15:00. The theme of this event was DAWN – Dynamic African Women Now. The dress code - Dress for A Radiant DAWN. Over 90 people attended. The DAWN event was in celebration of the dynamic roles women play in Africa.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: We do not have to light sparklers for women on Women’s Day - Kathleen Dey Kathleen Dey is the Director of the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust.

“Talking about violence against women on Women’s Day is a stain on the celebration. Victims must get over it and move on.” These are the words of the publicist for a Women’s Day event that the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust was invited to participate in.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity, Women Empowerment
Image: Women salvage local economies and social wellbeing through recycling South Africa annually celebrates Women’s Month in August as a reminder of the great women who helped mould South Africa and the trailblazing women who

This Women’s Month Collect-a-Can pays homage to the women of our nation who are investing in social good in their communities and making a sustainable contribution to our local economy and environment through waste management and recycling.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Women Empowerment
Image: Coca-Cola South Africa and UN Women Partner to Economically Empower Women Advancing the economic empowerment of women
The collaboration aims to identify and address barriers facing women entrepreneurs and provide women with business skills, leadership training, mentoring, peer networking skills and access to financial assets. This new programme is part of a broader partnership announced by The Coca-Cola Company and UN Women in 2011. The two organizations have pledged to reach more than 40,000 women in South Africa, Egypt and Brazil by the end of 2015.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Employment, Women Empowerment
Image: Is the lack of collaboration hampering South Africa’s growth? By Vukani Magubane, Public Affairs & Communications Director, Coca-Cola South Africa, and Auxilia Ponga, Representative UN Women Multi-Country Office.

South Africa has made great strides over the past twenty years after democracy, yet there is still much to do to elevate South Africa’s women to their full potential. There is a large potential for sustainable growth and opportunities for many in our country should we be able to address certain key issues.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health, Women Empowerment

The Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP) requires the services of a Research Officer / Senior Research Officer.     Read More...




HEADLINES, Safety & Security, Women Empowerment
Image: Celebrating MOSAIC’S 21 YEARS of Selfless Struggle for the Rights & Protection of the Vunerable. This month we also celebrate Human Rights Day. Human Rights Day is celebrated annually on 21 March in order to remind South Africans of the great suffering and the loss of life that accompanied the struggle for human rights. It is a day on which we remember those (such as those in Sharpeville and Langa) who suffered in the past through the systematic denial of their most basic human rights.   Read More...



Sustainability, Women Empowerment
Image: Chairperson’s address: Johannes John-Langba MOSAIC 21st Anniversary 14 March 2014

It is my privilege and honour as new chairperson to congratulate MOSAIC as she celebrates her 21st birthday – how far she has come! As we reflect over the last twenty-one years, we see that MOSAIC was conceptualised and founded on a solid vision and mission, both of which remain relevant today.   Read More...




Sustainability, Women Empowerment
Image: Mosaic's 21ST Anniversary Celebration Rolene Miller - guest speaker marks Mosaic’s 21st Anniversary Celebration.

When planning what I was going to say to you, I became quite emotional and rather overwhelmed. Hundreds of memories crowded in on me and I know that many of you also have your own memories of our time together. I remembered the things that we did, the things we said, the fun, the singing, the laughter, the visitors, the tears and the learning.   Read More...




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Image: The value of broader networking for women professionally Women and work: The new secrets of networking

Ambitious career women are working harder than ever to reach top jobs but getting ahead these days means rethinking how they network and carefully crafting their group of contacts.   Read More...




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Image: Women Give 2013 - Philanthropy Impact Women Give 2013, offers new insights on Charitable Giving by Girls and Boys

 The USA based research report is the fourth in a series of research reports conducted at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy that focus on gender differences in giving to charity.  Women Give 2013 was supported through a partnership with the UN Foundation.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Education, Social & Community, Women Empowerment
Image: RRT empowering women and youth alike For young learner Thandiwe Thebe who hails from Tlhabane in Rustenburg, public transport is a necessity

 During the week, Thebe walks to school, and on weekends, she catches a taxi. “I don’t have a car of my own to get me where I want to go, so I don’t have too many choices,” she says.   Read More...




CHANGE MAKER, ALL THE NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: SA women making their mark in social development More and more, women are being recognised and appreciated as pioneers of change
More and more, women are being recognised and appreciated as pioneers of change, and most developmental roles that focus on change and social upliftment are now headed by women. In this article we identify three extraordinary women who have committed their lives, and sacrificed greatly for the well – being of others.   Read More...


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