African Gender Institute/Gender Studies position on the e-media University of Cape Town talk, “What does Science say about LGBTQA+”, hosted by VC Phakeng in conversation with Dr. Kgomotso Mathabe, a medical practitioner and urologist
As a team of researchers, writers, teachers, and activists located within the Humanities Faculty at UCT, we are deeply disappointed by the calibre of the information, assumptions, and ideas profiled by the talk.
We are simultaneously outraged by...
Ruvimbo Tenga - "Theatre as a tool is a healing space"
On Monday, 22 March 2020, Ruvimbo Tenga, activist, freelance consultant and member of the Sex Worker Theatre Group and Steering Committee Member under the Global GRACE Project; spoke of her experiences as a migrant sex worker and activist in South...
Department of African Feminist Studies - New Masters Course in Gender and Transformation
The Department of African Feminist Studies offers a Masters level coursework programme in Gender and Transformation. The programme is rooted in questions about continental histories and contemporary politics and the ways in which diverse feminist...
Nomusa Makhubu is the new Chair of the AGI's Advisory Board
Nomusa Makhubu is Associate Professor in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Cape Town. She is the new Chair of the AGI’s Advisory Board.
Touch: Sex, Sexuality & Sensuality complied Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Kim Windvogel is ready for online order and available in stores. The Sex Worker Theatre Group are one of several contributors to this collection draws on the experiences of sex from people across genders, sexualities - even borders. Sometimes political, sometimes personal, and sometimes even problematic, Touch delves into the many ways in which sex features in our lives.
Feminist Africa, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2021): Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives is the latest edition of journal. Edited by Charmaine Pereira and Dzodzi Tsikata, this issue marks the successful transition of the journal from its birthplace, the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, across the continent to the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, Accra.