Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why is ‘being beautiful’ still the dominant measure for women?

A few years ago, there was an upheaval in the media about the new girlfriend of a famous sportsman.  The reason for her vilification in the press was simply that she wasn’t good looking enough – because, after all, the … Continue reading

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Women’s Day Celebration

The 9th August is designated ‘Women’s Day’ in South Africa.  Even more significantly, for several years now, the entire month of August has been deemed ‘Women’s Month’. There’s a powerful reason why the holiday came about.  It commemorates the march … Continue reading

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Outrage over the panel of men at the Global Summit of Women!

The picture to the right seems relatively benign doesn’t it?  But it has drawn a storm of outrage from women across the globe, being re-tweeted endlessly with angry captions such as: “A picture speaks a thousand words”, and “mansplaining”.  To … Continue reading

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