feminism

 
Bricked in by the walls of patriarchy
Bricked in by the walls of patriarchy
The story of fighting sexual harassment in the university tends to be a story of failure. It is a story of trying to address complaints, giving...
Women have the power to swing the 2019 election
Women have the power to swing the 2019 election
It remains a mystery why political parties do not canvass the women’s vote when women can swing an election in South Africa. There are over...
Story of an African feminist
Story of an African feminist
With a long fascination for both the Karoo and storytelling, I have surprised myself by belatedly realising how little I knew of one of the...
Young reading
Young reading
MR PENGUIN AND THE FORTRESS OF SECRETS  by Alex T Smith (Hodder)
The witch is she who dares to act alone
The witch is she who dares to act alone
Women are burnt — across diverse locations, for different reasons, in both metaphorical and material ways.
The fear of the feminine is futile
The fear of the feminine is futile
I was in grade six. My teacher softly suggested to my grandmother that I must be sent to a boy’s high school, to “man me up” because I played...
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
One of the priorities for the United Nations sustainable development agenda is to make cities “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”....
A compass for a feminist future
A compass for a feminist future
I find myself praying for my abusive uncle and using my tears to bargain with God for a lesser punishment for him. He has tried to kill members of...
Feisty female farmer with va-va-voom
Feisty female farmer with va-va-voom
“When I introduce myself as a farmer, they say: ‘You are too pretty for that,’ but I’ve got a brain,” says Dineo Boshomane. “Others...
‘We can, like my mother, be feminist and Zulu at the same time’
‘We can, like my mother, be feminist and Zulu at the same time’
When I was 14, I asked my mother if I could attend the umkhosiwo-mhlanga — the reed dance. Her answer was as emphatic as it was brief:...
Feminist porn answers a need
Feminist porn answers a need
People are always pretending they do not watch porn. Ask people whether they do and they will give you a look as if you had just suggested they...
Islam and the first feminists
Islam and the first feminists
Women in Islam have slayed (with the sword and otherwise) for years. It’s a fact. But these facts are secrets. Just don’t read the Qur’an...

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