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Shireen Hassim

Shireen Hassim

    Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma’s rape trial has finally hit home
    Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma’s rape trial has finally hit home
    In 2007, barely a year after the man who went on to become South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, was acquitted on a charge of raping a young...
    'All the wives' become ANC gatekeepers
    'All the wives' become ANC gatekeepers
    Reading the history of a political organisation is an exercise in reading against powerful official narratives – powerful both in their capacity to...
    [From our archives] Women's rights: Will the real ANC please stand up?
    [From our archives] Women's rights: Will the real ANC please stand up?
    Perhaps we ought to be grateful that there was a gender discussion document among the package for the ANC policy conference at all.