African Gender Institute/Gender Studies position on the e-media University of Cape Town talk, “What does Science say about LGBTQA+”, hosted by VC Phakeng in conversation with Dr. Kgomotso Mathabe, a medical practitioner and urologist:
The Gender Diversity Coalition is calling for urgent action in the wake of a harmful and hurtful public seminar hosted by UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng on social media platforms this weekend.
The Gender Diversity Coalition notes the...
Ruvimbo Tenga - "Theatre as a tool is a healing space"
On Monday, 22 March 2020, Ruvimbo Tenga, activist, freelance consultant and member of the Sex Worker Theatre Group and Steering Committee Member under the Global GRACE Project; spoke of her experiences as a migrant sex worker and activist in South...
Feminist Africa - Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives
Feminist Africa, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2021): Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives is the latest edition of journal. Edited by Charmaine Pereira and Dzodzi Tsikata, this issue marks the successful transition of the journal from its birthplace, the...
Four University of Cape Town (UCT) academics were awarded two UCT Creative Works Awards for 2020: Nkule Mabaso and Associate Professor Nomusa Makhubu for their exhibition The stronger we become. Associate Professor Nadia Davids and Professor Jay Pather were honoured for their production What Remains.
On 20 February 2020, AGI hosted an informal round table which brought together Afro-Brazilian scholars to engage in a conversation around discourses in Brazil on Afro-Brazilian feminisms. Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira presented on activism and work situated within Afro-Brazilian feminisms.
On Friday 4th September, The Muslim Personal Law Networks held a webinar on Legal Pluralism in South Africa: Family Law, Muslim Women and Shari’ah. The keynote address was presented by Professor Wesahl Domingo.