Tag Archives: South Africa

Women in Science: the interview of Prof. Jill Farrant, the jury president of the awards

The L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate Awards works to recognize women in science, and their contribution to the field. International judges choose 5 women annually, to represent their continents as they are honoured in this prestigious award ceremony. This year the  jury president for the awards was University of Cape Town’s Professor Jill Farrant, who was […]
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ELLE BOSS 2016, South Africa

October 6th was held the ELLE BOSS 2016 awards dinner in Johannesburg, a real celebration of excellence through young women rising and making moves in the world of business ! Find out more on ELLE South Africa website: http://www.elle.co.za/elle-boss-2016-awards-dinner-celebration-excellence/  

ELLE South Africa: 10 questions with feminist researcher, Joy Watson

With over 21 years of experience, specialising in research  on women in politics, women and governance and violence against women, feminist researcher Joy Watson is one to watch. She recently joined ELLE South Africa as newest guest contributor. Here you get to know her a little bit better: http://www.elle.co.za/10-questions-with-feminist-researcher-joy-watson/

ELLE South Africa Impact2 Awards

On February 26th, was held the final judging for the ELLE Impact2 Awards for South Africa. The South African panel – consisted of successful women, each amazing in leadership and commitment to social issue – elected Thato Kgatlhanye as the overall winner. Thato is the founder of Rethaka Trading which manufactures Repurpose Schoolbags, solar-powered backpacks, […]
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The women who spoke up in 2015

Whether they are exposing online trolls or calling out sexism on the red carpet, these women refuse to stay silent on issues that affected us all in 2015. Find out their portrait on ELLE South Africa’s website: http://www.elle.co.za/the-women-who-spoke-up-in-2015/

UN GOALS: WHAT WOMEN NEED TO KNOW

The United Nations fifteen-year development program, launched in 2000, came to a close on Monday 6 of July with the organisation’s final report, and the gender equality results don’t look good. Find out more on the ELLE South Africa’s website: http://www.elle.co.za/un-goals-what-women-need-to-know/  

3 SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN ON FEMINISM

Local feminist Jen Thorpe chats to three South African women about how much progress we are making towards empowering South African women in 2015: ELLE South Africa

Women in Society: The Happiness Index in South Africa

What is happiness and what does it mean for a woman to be truly happy? Most importantly: how happy are we? Find out the Happiness Index results on the ELLE South Africa’s website: http://www.elle.co.za/elle-happiness-index-results/  

Social Media – A man’s or a woman’s world?

Is the future of social media gender bias? ELLE South Africa investigates… http://www.elle.co.za/social-media-a-mans-or-a-womans-world/