Michelle Bachelet

A powerful gender dialogue at UCT (Video)

A gender dialogue was held at UCT on 10 August 2014 between Michelle Bachelet, Graca Machel, Nomboniso Gasa, Mbuyiselo Botha, and Zethu Matabeni. Watch the video.

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Jen Thorpe

Never tired enough to stop

I am tired of rape in South Africa. I am tired of thinking about it, reading about it, hearing about it. I am tired of the fact that last year over sixty thousand women (enough to fill the Greenpoint stadium) reported a rape to the police, and hundreds of thousands more women were raped but did not report...So on the 14th of February I’ll be supporting One Billion Rising – a movement that will voice its frustration with all of these things. Because I am tired, but I will never be tired enough to stop fighting for women’s right to sexual pleasure, sexual freedom and sexual equality.