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16 days of activism: What’s faith got to do with it?

As the 16 days of activism against gender violence begins, we need to question the role of all faiths and how they contribute to all...

16 days of f***ing activism

Despite years of "16 days of activism", women still face rampant violence and discrimination at every turn, women-hating men are still given a free...

The culture of gendered silencing: a comment on the 16 Days campaign

Mandipa Ndlovu believes says it's important not to underestimate the role of silence and force of culture in perpetuating the direct and systematic violence women...

#AIDS2016 through the eyes and voice of a young black woman

While the International AIDS Conference is lauded by many as a chance to celebrate progress made in HIV/AIDS treatment and research, ANDILE MTHOMBENI believes...

TAC: Nodding along to protesters at #AIDS2016 is not enough

Mark Heywood, the director of social justice organisation Section27 and a board member of the Treatment Action Campaign addressed the media on the sidelines of the International Aids conference...

You can’t stop gender violence over these 16 days – but you can stop...

There are ways for ordinary people to help end sexual violence, but it's going to take a lot more than 16 days to do...

Five facts you may not know about June 16

If you going to share Hector's photo, you might as well know the facts about June 16. We know June 16 mostly because of that iconic image...

Makhosi Khoza Brings African Democratic Change

“We are not politicians, we are activists,” says founder of the African Democratic Change (ADeC) party Dr Makhosi Khoza. While politicians are...

After Women’s Month, Women And Children Are Still Dying

It is the end of Women’s Month in South Africa, and for me it still feels like being a woman in South Africa is...

Zolile Khumalo’s Murder Accused Abandons Bail Application

Father of the slain Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) student Zolile Khumalo says he hopes justice will take its course following the accused's abandoned...

Three soldiers in the Lesotho army are fighting their dismissals over pregnancy

UPDATE: The three women soldiers who were dismissed from the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) after falling pregnant have finally gotten justice. On 14 February,...

South Africa’s #MeToo gap: No accountability for high-profile men

The #MeToo movement began on our timelines - then became tangible as scores of high-profile American men are being ousted and fired for their...

SA Men Awards nominates homophobic, misogynistic preacher

Behold the SA Men Awards, where we celebrate men for not being trash during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women...

Manana’s trash behaviour is homophobia and patriarchy made manifest

The deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana came under harsh criticism on Monday after allegedly assaulting a woman at a club. While he...

Nine times we questioned the EFF’s feminist politics

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) appeals to the marginalised and underrepresented. Theirs is a political party that speaks to the youth, the working class,...

We’ve BEEN speaking against violence on womxn’s bodies – is anyone listening?

16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an annual international campaign to raise awareness. It runs from 25 November...

If this story of rape doesn’t change you, nothing will

Trigger warning: this article includes an account of rape and child abuse 16 Days of Activism focuses on violence against women and children but what...

How patriarchy and prejudice fuel queerphobia in South African communities

The tragic murder of LGBTI activist and lesbian Noluvo Swelindawo,  during 16 Days of Activism, is disturbingly ironic. According to Sharon Cox, Health and...

Slain activist Noluvo Swelindawo’s partner fears she will be next

The partner of murdered LGBTQ activist Noluvo Swelindawo says that she fears for her life. The body of 22-year-old Swelindawo was found near the N2...

Why we need to reimagine masculinity

It's 2016 and gender-based violence remains a norm we live with, despite campaigns such as 16 Days of Activism. This, which is inextricably linked...
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