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The plight of women in our society

Our tradition needs to go back to what the status of women really is, as opposed to what oppressive men make everyone believe it is, writes Sifundo KaZolile Ndzube.Read more

Untold stories behind gender-based violence in South Africa

An NSRC member shares his views on how shattered gender roles contribute to femicide and the sexual abuse of children. Read more

Ugu Deputy Mayor Mthiyane now a proud Unisan

Citing the achievement as one of her life’s biggest milestones, the Deputy Mayor of the Ugu District Municipality, Councillor Phumlile Happiness Mthiyane, recently graduated at Unisa during a ceremony held in Durban.Read more

New crop of YALI graduates ready to take on the world

Following a great deal of hard work during four weeks of intensive training, 37 hand-picked young women from 22 countries across Africa received certificates presented by the Women in African Power (WiAP) programme on 17 April 2019 at Unisa. Read more

First Lady celebrates Unisa student’s achievement

On 18 March Dr Tshepo Motsepe, wife of President Cyril Ramaphosa, graced Unisa with her presence to attend the graduation of Livhuwani Maphorogo, who studied towards her BA Honours Degree in Psychology with full support from the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust.Read more

YALI’s 2018 women graduates set to light up Africa

A bumper crop of 37 hand-picked women from across Africa recently graduated from the Young African Leadership Initiative’s Young Women in African Power programme at Unisa.Read more

Unisa brings Madiba magic to women behind bars

On 18 July, Mandela Day, the university honoured the great man in the best way possible: a multi-disciplinary team visited the Kgoši Mampuru II correctional facility to present a range of workshops to women inmates.Read more

Karen’s story: ‘Unisa is my beacon of hope’

Karen, a brave alumna and current student, recounts the harrowing tale of her life’s journey, and how Unisa’s beacon of knowledge helped her to pull through.Read more

LLB graduate at the International Criminal Court

Jeeoshni Moodley Mazzuoccolo is flying both the Unisa and South African flags high at The Hague in the Netherlands as the only South African serving an internship at the International Criminal Court. Read more