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.
Athambile Masola explores the various forms of resistance that black women can perform or embody, starting with the African-American women and leading to her own high school.
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.
Jen Thorpe asks: Are we to be critical of the ANC for a lack of women leaders? Does the high number of women leaders in the DA mean better things for women?
My Body, My Choice, an exhibition highlighting women’s autonomy and their right to choose is leaving the small university town confines of Rhodes and Grahamstown and bringing its message to Cape Town.