Zulu King urges South Africans to join hands and protect women and children | The Citizen

Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini on Saturday took part in the National Men’s Day walk against gender-based violence and femicide, pledging his commitment to protect women and children. The walk and conference was organised by the GoodMen Foundation in collaboration with Queen Ntokozo Mayisela-Zulu’s Kamaskolo Foundation in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Addressing men and women gathered at Kingsmead … Read more

Durban cop accused of killing two women requests magistrate to recuse herself | The Citizen

The Durban police officer accused of murdering two women has put an application at the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court requesting for the magistrate residing over the case to recuse herself, claiming that she will be biased. Murder of two women Mlungisi Sikhakhane (23) was arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) on 14 October 2022, … Read more

Breast cancer survivor calls for access to routine mammograms for all Canadian women in their 40s | Globalnews.ca

When Shira Farber turned 40 she asked her family physician about starting routine mammograms. With no family history of breast cancer, and given her age, she said her doctor advised her that there was no rush. “I was really sort of discouraged from starting mammograms. The doctor leaned on the guidelines that were established … … Read more

Vaccinating pregnant women with new RSV vaccine helped protect newborns: Pfizer – National | Globalnews.ca

New research shows vaccinating pregnant women helped protect their newborns from the common but scary respiratory virus called RSV that fills hospitals with wheezing babies each fall. The preliminary results buoy hope that after decades of failure and frustration, vaccines against RSV may finally be getting close. Pfizer announced Tuesday that a large international study … Read more

Women behind the lens: ‘She was about to make an arduous journey, with a child, in a pandemic’

The Covid-19 lockdown in India was announced on 25 March 2020 with only 4 hours’ notice, leaving the country in a state of frenzy. Faced with dwindling savings due to unemployment during the lockdown, millions of migrant workers made the decision to return to their home towns from cities across India, sparking the country’s biggest … Read more

A Guide On How to Watch Glamour’s 2022 Women of the Year Awards

For more than 30 years, Glamour‘s annual Women of the Year awards have celebrated all kinds of influential women. Though the honorees come from different backgrounds, they share a common thread: They’re doing work both big and small to highlight their communities, inspire us, and enact change throughout the globe.  On Tuesday, November 1, Glamour … Read more

Two KZN women attacked and raped in a taxi | The Citizen

Two KZN women attacked and raped in a taxi | The Citizen Citizen Reporter The women were assaulted and raped allegedly by a taxi driver and his friend. A taxi on the road in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga on 22 June 2021. Picture: Jacques Nelles NEWS”,”category_class”:”child-of-news”,”time_ago”:”1 hour ago”,”premium”:false,”gallery”:false,”excerpt”:”Energy expert Clyde Mallinson said the … Read more

From early menopause to fertility uncertainty, young women with cancer lack support – National | Globalnews.ca

  Hilary Boswell was diagnosed with breast cancer just days ahead of her 40th birthday. “I was in some of the best shape of my life. My body had never been more fit or looked better.” Her cancer diagnosis would quickly change that. A unilateral mastectomy — a surgery she didn’t necessarily want but felt … Read more