Pretoria News Weekend - - PET CARE -

1st for Women is the only prod­uct provider that mar­kets its prod­ucts ex­clu­sively to women.

The com­pany of­fers short-term cover in the way of ve­hi­cle, house­hold con­tents and all-risks in­surance, as well as long-term prod­ucts that in­clude life, dis­abil­ity and dread dis­ease poli­cies, all tak­ing into ac­count women’s risk pro­files and par­tic­u­lar needs.

A por­tion of your pre­mium goes to the 1st for Women Foundation, which helps abused women.

It is also of­fers per­sonal loans to women. On the loans, your risk pro­file is taken into ac­count when de­ter­min­ing your in­ter­est rate, but the terms are not nec­es­sar­ily more favourable than non-gen­der-spe­cific loans from other providers.


Alexan­der Forbes’s Plat­inum Woman is a com­bined mo­tor and house­hold short-term pol­icy that pro­vides dis­counted pre­mi­ums to women for be­ing a lower in­surance risk.

It has sev­eral other ben­e­fits, such as gen­er­ous hand­bag con­tents cover, breast cancer cover, fe­male driver dis­counts, a concierge shop­ping ser­vice, a road­side se­cu­rity ser­vice and com­pli­men­tary hi­jack-pre­ven­tion train­ing.


Lady@OUT is a woman-spe­cific pack­age you can add to your short­term ve­hi­cle or house­holds con­tents cover for a small ex­tra pre­mium. It in­cludes hand­bag cover; emer­gency med­i­cal and le­gal as­sis­tance; trauma and HIV care; handy­man as­sis­tance for home re­pairs and main­te­nance; spa treat­ment fol­low­ing cer­tain claims; trip mon­i­tor­ing to en­sure you are safe when driv­ing; pay­ment for gro­ceries stolen from your ve­hi­cle; and ad­di­tional se­cu­rity fol­low­ing a break-in.


1Life of­fers fe­male dread dis­ease cover that pro­vides a lump sum pay­out if you are di­ag­nosed with a fe­male-spe­cific cancer, cover for up to four chil­dren for cer­tain can­cers, and emer­gency ben­e­fits, which in­clude ac­cess to a trauma and as­sault helpline, panic but­ton and home­in­va­sion as­sis­tance.


There are sev­eral or­gan­i­sa­tions of­fer­ing busi­ness fi­nance on

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