29th September 2020

Personal Reflections on the Idea of “Violence” From a Queer South African Woman

My Body and Me: Personal Reflections on the Idea of “Violence” From a Queer[1] South African Woman by GS Pinheiro *Please note, this essay contains descriptions […]
23rd September 2020

Am I eligible to be a refugee?

Am I eligible to be a refugee?   by Hulisani Khorombi  The United Nations Refugee Agency defines a refugee as someone who has been forced to […]
21st September 2020

Female Genital Mutilation: sacred cultural practice or human rights violation?

Female Genital Mutilation: sacred cultural practice or human rights violation? By Hulisani Khorombi Background The World Health Organisation estimates that 3 million girls, residing in only […]
11th September 2020
GHASS

Engaging Men and Masculinities: Reflections on Theory and Practice for African-Centred Gender Justice Work

Engaging Men and Masculinities: Reflections on Theory and Practice for African-Centred Gender Justice Work You are cordially invited to the next seminar in the Gender, HIV […]
1st September 2020

A bitter makoti

A bitter makoti by Belinda Pakati A large body of women simply abandoned the notion of sisterhood. Individual women who had once critiqued and challenged patriarchy […]
17th August 2020

(Un)masking other dangerous pandemics within the Covid-19 lockdown

(Un)masking other dangerous pandemics within the Covid-19 lockdown By Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Silencing ‘disobedient’ voices On 13 May 2020, some youths from Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party, […]
17th August 2020

Powerful in Pink: The corporatisation and commodification of ‘women’s empowerment’

Powerful in Pink: The corporatisation and commodification of ‘women’s empowerment’ By Elize Soer South Africans commemorate Women’s Month in August to pay tribute to the 20 […]
11th August 2020

CSA&G Statement on Gender and #ZimbabweanLivesMatter

CSA&G Statement on Gender and #ZimbabweanLivesMatter On 24 July the UN’s human rights office, the OHCHR, expressed concern over reports of [Zimbabwean] “police using force to […]
3rd August 2020

REVIEW: A magnifying glass and a fine-tooth comb: Understanding adolescent girls’ and young women’s sexual vulnerability

REVIEW: A magnifying glass and a fine-tooth comb: Understanding adolescent girls’ and young women’s sexual vulnerability By Naomi Webster (Human Rights Commission) Fictional characters come alive, […]