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Thursday, 25 April 2019
Intervening in abusive relationships

When we ask: “Why do women stay in abusive relationships?” we transfer blame away from the perpetrators of violence.

This was the premise of Associate Professor Floretta Boonzaier’s thesis back when she was a master’s student in the Department of Psychology.

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 10:15
Mail & Guardian:​ Transforming UCT: Reflections on the road ahead

Statement by The UCT Black Academic Caucus

It has been encouraging to witness the revolutionary changes taking place at UCT over the past few years: the fall of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, the return of Mahmoud Mamdani, the renaming of buildings, the dialogues around sexual violence, artworks and curriculum change, and the many less visible day-to-day shifts in attitudes, practices, and policy-making.

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 10:15
Uganda's First Female Legislator Recounts Life in Corridors of Power

Near a sprawling swamp in the suburbs of Kisubi, 400 meters off the Entebbe-Kampala road towards Nakawuka road is where 99-year-old Florence Alice Lubenga is taking refuge. Lubenga, who will turn 100 years on November 5, was the first female legislator in the country.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 - 12:15
Nigeria: Buchi Emecheta - Okowa, Others Mourn Literary Icon

The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second Class Citizen, Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 - 12:15