The African Gender Institute
The African Gender Institute is going through an exciting transition! Some pages on the site are still 'in process' - watch the space
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...
Nomusa Makhubu
Nomusa Makhubu is the new Chair of the AGI's Advisory Board
Nomusa Makhubu is Associate Professor in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Cape Town. She is the new Chair of the AGI’s Advisory Board.
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...
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Sunday, 19 September 2021

A play written, and performed, by the SW Theatre SA at the Theatre Arts in Observatory from 10&11th September 2020 at 7pm, 12 September 2020 both at 3pm and 7pm.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 09:45
Virtual Book Launch Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa
Virtual Book Launch Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa

On 14 August 2020, AGI held the virtual Launch of Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa. The book brings together conceptual debates based on case studies on the nature of state-building, youth, and gender in Africa.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 10:00
Opportunity: Part-time Research Assistant - CI, UCT
Part-time research assistant based at the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town

The Children’s Institute (CI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) invites applications from postgraduate students to provide research assistance with a literature review in relation to services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and child abuse.

Publication Date:
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 16:30
Call for Abstracts: ICGSA Conference 2021 - Makerere University

Conference Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Gender Studies in Africa 2021 hosted by Makerere University.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 14:15