The impact of alcohol abuse and intimate partner violence

16 Days of Activism

One of the aspects that can perpetuate violence against women and children is the misuse and abuse of alcohol.

14 movie sequels we wish never happened

Series Addicts

Nothing ruins a great movie like a bad follow up. We list the the movie franchises that really disappointed us.

Southern Africa: Economic inequality fuels gender violence

16 Days of Activism

When women are uneducated and financially dependent, they are less able to escape abuse and negotiate all aspects of their lives.

“Ladies, are you hideous, ugly, hairy monsters that no man will ever love? Don’t despair!”


I’m paraphrasing, but only a little. If you can believe it, Sorbet Salons’ new ad campaign, which revolves around a fictional woman named “Nancy” who has a crush on FNB’s “Steve”, actually carries exactly this tone.

How comfortable are you with seeing 10 000 dildos?

Sex and Sizzle

Like any self-respecting adult, I asked my parents to accompany me to the much blushed about Adult World store.

Shop MRP's top trends for summer


Hot days are finally here along with MRP's new arrivals by Oakridge. Think easy, laid-back looks in the styles you love and the trends you want.

5 minutes with SA fashion designer, Laduma Ngxokolo


Known for his vibrant Xhosa-inspired knitwear, Laduma wowed us, yet again, at this year's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa.

Summit highlights the plight of SA domestic workers


Many of South Africa’s one million domestic workers are still battling with low pay, long hours, sexual harassment and continuous verbal abuse in their workplaces.

It’s Kissmas time at


Everyone’s a winner when you share your customised kisses!

No "booty queen": Saartjie Baartman was exploited

16 Days of Activism

We speak to Shaheema McLeod, Director of the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, about Jezebel's controversial article calling Baartman "the original booty queen."

Ferguson and the hordes of whitesplainers punching down


Laura Shortridge explains why we should be “punching up” rather than “punching down” when referring to Ferguson.

There isn't political will to combat gender based violence - expert

16 Days of Activism

Despite South Africa's progressive constitution and extensive legislature, not enough is being done to combat gender based violence on the ground.

Who would you choose to date? The fireman, the sexy sculptor or the aristocratic Italian?

Book Club

Which option will you choose in this choose your own erotic adventure novel penned by local author Helena S. Paige?

Every six hours a SA woman is killed by her intimate partner

16 Days of Activism

We speak to the The Saartjie Baartman Centre's director, Shaheema McLeod, who talks us through the horrific extent of violence against women in South Africa.

The model in this Photoshop disaster literally has 'legs for days'


E-commerce site, just gave one model some eerily long legs and a semi chopped-off head.

Women in movies: the false narrative

Series Addicts

Malini Mohana gives us a glimpse into film-based gender dynamics.

This comedian doing impressions of celebs stuck in traffic is brilliant

Celeb Gossip

Meet comedian Lauren O’Brien and watch her compilation of awesome celebrity impersonations.

Take the Multiply Festive Season Survey and win!


Complete the Multiply Festive Season Survey and boost your holiday season budget with R2 000!

5 things not to do at your wedding


Want to avoid negative feedback about your wedding? Then keep these 5 things in mind.

Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams: officially our favourite royal couple


The two celebrities play at being in love in the latest short film by Chanel's creative director, Karl Lagerfeld.

Instagram Style File: Nastassja Petersen aka Mrs Rogéro


Jo'burg based blogger, lover, writer, image consultant and shoe girl.

The latest racial attack in Claremont leaves me reeling


With the latest racially motivated attack, Carmen Williams wonders when the suburbs will be safe again.

Turning a blind eye to bruises

16 Days of Activism

This writer urges all women not to ignore each other's bruises of abuse, nor their own.

One round of wheelie pills down, many many more to go


This blogger marks a great turning point in her journey through menopause and post hysterectomy. She also reflects on her regrets and achievements.

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