1st April 2021

Fowl run Politics: Masculinising Zimbabwean Nationhood

Fowl run Politics: Masculinising Zimbabwean Nationhood by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Masculinities, Femininities and the Nation/al Family During Robert Mugabe’s rule in Zimbabwe, the metaphor of the […]
13th December 2020

Our home and our mother: The gendering of nature in climate change discourses

Our home and our mother: The gendering of nature in climate change discourses By Tinashe Mawere, Henri-Count Evans & Rosemary Musvipwa Introduction: Re/thinking climate change Gendered scripts, […]
1st December 2020

What AIDS epidemic? – a World AIDS Day message from the CSA&G

What AIDS epidemic? – a World AIDS Day message from the CSA&G Next year it will be forty years since the first stories of a new […]
6th November 2020

Fighting for Pure Lands: Land Purity, Polluting Figures, Male Power and Violence in Zimbabwe

Fighting for Pure Lands: Land Purity, Polluting Figures, Male Power and Violence in Zimbabwe by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Contextualizing the Zimbabwean land question In Zimbabwe, land […]
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 […]
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, […]
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