16th April 2020

A queer lockdown

A reflection on being queer during the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa and what it might mean to queer people. Including those who are out and those not.
13th September 2019

Decolonise Men and Masculinity Studies to end Gender-Based Violence

Decolonise Men and Masculinity Studies to end Gender-Based Violence by Prof Sakhumzi Mfecane As gender scholars in South Africa specialising in Men and Masculinities research, we […]
11th April 2019

Masculinities in South Africa and violence: an indisputable link?

Masculinities in South Africa and violence: an indisputable link? By Lubabalo Mdedetyana   Defining masculinity is a challenging task. Hamber (2010: 77) refers to Connell’s (2005) […]
18th April 2018

Gender-based violence interventions in Namaqualand

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a phenomenon that consistently receives research and policy attention in South African society. GBV is driven by multiple, complex socio-economic factors such […]
12th April 2018

Deductive and/or inductive reasoning: what is the best approach to gender-based violence?

Deductive and/or inductive reasoning: what is the best approach to gender-based violence? by Gerard Emmanuel Kamdem Kamga Introduction The scale of gender-based violence (GBV) is alarming, […]
11th April 2018

SAFFI’s Gender-based Violence Intervention Programmes: Documenting the Experiences of Religious Leaders and Faith Communities in a South African Context

Gender-based Violence (GBV) against women and girls and Domestic Violence (DV) remains one of the most pervasive human rights violations of our time, and one of […]
27th January 2018

Gender-based violence in South Africa: is the enemy (always) within?

    Gender-based violence in South Africa: is the enemy (always) within? By Gerard Emmanuel Kamdem Kamga Introduction The #MenAreTrash hashtag, started in South Africa in 2016, […]