By Anastasia Slamat Here we find ourselves once again, on the eve of women’s month. A month where various events are hosted by government to honour women and their role in society. Awards are handed out by an imminent South African in an Armani suit […]
Feminist activism makes the world a better place for all!
Book Review by Joy Watson Sisonke Msimang’s book “Always Another Country” is a memoir, a striking narrative of growing up in exile. The book is a poignant reflection on how we construct identity in different temporal and societal spaces. At a young age, Msimang’s father […]
By Rebecca Helman The idea of “rape culture” has become increasingly prevalent in discussions about sexual violence in South Africa. Black feminist student activists, in particular, have made visible the ways in which university campuses are steeped in “rape culture” The publication of a cartoon […]
Rape-Crisis-Memoir https://rapecrisis.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Rape-Crisis-Memoir.pdf Rape Crisis celebrates its 40th anniversary! Happy birthday! This memoir, compiled by Helen Moffett, attests to the phenomenal work done by the organisation. In the aftermath of #metoo, which has given us some insight into how endemic sexual violence and harassment is in our society, […]
Anastasia Slamat reports on the work of young millennials in taking up issues of sexual and gender identity with young women “Social justice means combatting all forms of structural violence,” Kelly-Eve Koopman (27) a young activist from Cape Town explains. Kelly-Eve, together with Kim Windvogel […]