Athambile Masola makes the case for gender parity in education and discusses the impact of this on women’s opportunities, but also on society as a whole.
Sona Mahendra looks for an organisation that asks men to challenge masculinity, and is pleased to find one in AmaDODA
Jonathan Smith is finding there is a fine line at times between a much needed political correctness to changes in the way we speak, or a descent into absurdity. He presents both sides of the argument for and against the use of the word ‘ladies’ and asks what the reader thinks.
Athambile addresses the differences between different types of families, and how this should impact our thinking about single mothers
Kameel Premhid examines the culture of masculinity that exists at persists at many all-boys schools and asks whether it contributes to violent behaviour among adult men.
Claire Martens discusses how gender equality is more than just Parliamentary representation. For her, “We need to move away from gender representation to true equality, which means breaking down the social and cultural norms which deny people the lives they want.”
Masutane Modjaji thinks we need some strong youth leaders in order to turn the unemployment in SA around.
Jen Thorpe feels that we need some new solutions to supporting girls in SA
Gcobani Qambela criticises Jonathan Jansen’s reduction of black males to a situation of violence and hopelessness.