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TO GENDER STUDIES STUDENTS: Venue information for second semester courses (2016) now available
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 - 12:15

To all Gender Studies Students: Please note that the venue information for Gender Studies second semester courses (2017) is now available.

The real Fezekile 'Khwezi' Kuzwayo as her family knew her
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 - 13:00

Many have in the past tried to piece together the life of President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, but it was at her funeral service on Saturday that her family would reveal the real woman they knew.

Feminist Africa 21: The Politics of Fashion and Beauty in Africa is now out!!
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 - 12:15

From wigs and weaves to skin-bleaching to the clothes that we use to cover or reveal our bodies, fashion and beauty are complex structural considerations for women in Africa, and at the same time immensely personal. 

Call for ABSTRACTS for 2016 AGENDA Journal: WOMEN, RELIGION AND SECURITY
Tue, 17 May 2016 - 12:15

Contributors  are  invited  to  write  on  the  topic above from  either  a  research  or  an  activism  perspective. Abstracts and contributions must be written in English and in a style accessible to a wide audience.

‘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.

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?

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. 

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.

Queering Universities
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 - 12:15

In the final episode of The Academic Citizen for 2016, Dr Mary Hames joins us to discuss issues of gender and sexuality within spaces of higher learning. Heteronormativity and patriarchy are still dominant within South African society, which makes it important to analyse how our universities respond to questions of sexuality and the rights of queer community members.

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

Emergence, an Artistic Journal of Women and Gender non-conforming Africans
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 - 12:15

Women have a lot of interesting stories. So many cool, sad, sexy, funny and strange stories. Stories that inspire and stories that make you shake your head and roll your eyes. Stories that turn you on or make you want to turn away.

Nigeria: Buchi Emecheta - Okowa, Others Mourn Literary Icon
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 - 12:15

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.

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