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Angry feminist? Damn right I'm angry
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 - 12:15

Earlier this month, on a Nigerian feminist’s Twitter feed, I spotted men earnestly arguing the case for child brides. In 2016. On International Women’s Day. And once again, a question that’s been haunting me for decades started running like ticker tape across my mind: Why do men hate women so much?

STATEMENT FOR #RAPEATUCT
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 - 11:30

Over the weekend, as the arrest of the suspected serial rapist dominated the news, we as UCT Survivors ask ‘What about all the perpetrators of sexual violence in their class rooms and residences that UCT has not offered a reward for?’ If the management of this institution are serious about tackling sexual violence on this campus, they need to be open about the perpetrators that are part of the UCT community.

‘Tokenistic, objectifying, voyeuristic inclusion is at least as disempowering as complete exclusion’‘Tokenistic, objectifying, voyeuristic inclusion is at least as disempowering as complete exclusion’
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 - 11:30

Kimberle Crenshaw captures the motivation for the UCT Trans Collective’s disruptive intervention at the Rhodes Must Fall movement’s one year anniversary exhibition most eloquently.

TO GENDER STUDIES STUDENTS: Venue information for first semester courses (2016) now available
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 - 11:30

To all Gender Studies Students: Please note that the venue information for Gender Studies first semester courses (2016) is now available. 

Nurturing Wellness among Men
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 - 11:30

Recording posted by the folk at The Voice of the Cape, 91.3FM, of the interview by Mishka Darries of Kopano Ratele, a professor at the University of South Africa who co-facilitates a men’s group with Shahieda Jansen in Cape Town

Dreaming Feminisms
Dreaming Feminisms: Futilities and Futures
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 17:00

The African Gender Institute invites you to a series of conversations,choreographed with Desiree Lewis (Women&Gender Studies, UWC) and a panoply of provocative feminist interlocutors.

Statement by Gender Dynamix on Caster Semenya Verdict
In Response to the Caster Semenya Verdict-statement by Gender Dynamix
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 12:00

By Gender Dynamix

Released: 1 May 2019

 

Call for Justice for South Africa's Golden Girl
As we reflect on Workers' Day today, 1 May, it is ironic that one of our most successful athletes’ career hangs in the balance because of the discrimination she has had to endure in the world of sport based on her classification as an intersex person. Socially, her dignity has been targeted on account of her lesbian sexuality and masculine gender expression. From high hopes to shattered dreams! Today we have experienced a major setback in the ‘so-called' era of advancing human rights and respect for diversity, globally.

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