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Refilwe Kai says the field work that comes with being a female plant scientist is demanding.
We are deemed as less intelligent: Women scientists

Women in the different science fields say they still face challenges ranging from unequal opportunities, discrimination and are deemed as less intelligent.

BrandsEye founder Craig Raw, and CEO Jean-Pierre Kloppers accept 2017 FNB Business Innovation Award
Awards honour SA's business innovators

Business innovation is booming in South Africa as more entrepreneurs turn ideas into scalable businesses that stand to disrupt major industries internationally.

South African Institute of Race Relations Analyst Gabriela Mackay says when it comes to employment opportunities men are still preferred more than women.
Black women the face of poverty in South Africa

South African Institute of Race Relations Analyst Gabriela Mackay says the fact that black women are still the face of poverty is because of, among other things, the slow economic growth.

Bobby Shabangu says that only 8% of women contribute to Wikipedia and they are trying to change that.
Wikipedia to pay special focus on women issues in Africa

The most popular online resource Wikipedia has seen how rife gender inequality is in Africa and is trying to bridge the gap on Wikimedia.

African National Congress NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane believes having a female president will grow the economy.
Mokonyane endorses woman president to take over the reigns

African National Congress NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane says the time has come for the ruling party to let women lead and rebuild the party.

CGE Spokesperson Javu Baloyi says bullying and harassment has become very rampant at places of work.
Scourge in intimidation of women in the workplace: Commission

South Africa has seen a scourge in intimidation of women by their male counterparts in the workplace. This is based on the findings of a study conducted by the Commission of Gender Equality (CGE).

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