3rd July 2020

The J(g)endered nation: Zimbabwe’s heroic and macho-currencies

The J(g)endered nation: Zimbabwe’s heroic and macho-currencies by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Heroism and national masculinities Contestations around national heroism have been rampant in Southern Africa in […]
4th May 2020

Framing Poverty and African Men: thoughts on the South African socio-economic response to Covid-19

Framing Poverty and African Men: thoughts on the South African socio-economic response to Covid-19 by Christi Kruger Something of an opportunity appeared to show up for […]
22nd April 2020

#MenAreTrash vs. #NotAllMen

#MenAreTrash vs. #NotAllMen by Martin Mushomba I am studying for a Masters in Medicinal Plant Sciences at the University of Pretoria. I joined the Just Leaders […]
14th April 2020

Uniting against the common enemy: Covid-19 and South Africa’s militarised nationhood

Uniting against the common enemy: Covid-19 and South Africa’s militarised nationhood By Tinashe Mawere The “Thuma Mina moment”: A nation ready for war The discourse of […]
9th April 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic: Re/making common knowledges and common spaces

The Covid-19 pandemic: Re/making common knowledges and common spaces by Tinashe Mawere Banter(ing) the Lockdown and gender scripts Gender scripts and gendered identities are always evident […]
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) […]
5th February 2019

‘Hidden traumas’ – when men are victims of gender-based and sexual violence

‘Hidden traumas’ – when men are victims of gender-based and sexual violence Text by: Rob Hamilton Introduction Gender-based violence (GBV) has been pervasive across the course […]
16th January 2019

Sexual (imagi)nations and the 2018 Zimbabwean e(r)ections

Sexual (imagi)nations and the 2018 Zimbabwean e(r)ections By Tinashe Mawere The 2018 Zimbabwean elections: A reflection The 2018 Zimbabwean elections have come and gone. They brought back […]