patriarchy

 
Men should embrace feminism
Men should embrace feminism
When I go jogging around a park or pass a construction site, I do not have to worry that I might be sexually harassed by being dragged into a bush...
‘Manning up’  fuels male anxiety
‘Manning up’  fuels male anxiety
Anxiety disorders are ranked as the sixth largest contributor to lifelong health concerns worldwide with an estimated 3.6% (264-million) of the...
Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy
Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy
IBADAN, NIGERIA – Nearly every country has some way to go to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030, in line with United...
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
Through our work at the Women’s Legal Centre and the Legal Resources Centre, we know that women are negatively affected by the dominant economic...
The humanities can cure our colonial, patriarchal hangover
The humanities can cure our colonial, patriarchal hangover
As a scholar who teaches race, gender and representation, I often tell my students that I am never at a loss for new material. Each year, somebody...
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...
Sexual harassment in the workplace: A symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue
Sexual harassment in the workplace: A symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue
In the past year, the public-interest sector was shaken up by a number of reports of sexual harassment against women, allegedly perpetrated by...
Take me to church ... on my app
Take me to church ... on my app
I stopped going to church with a Bible. I grew frustrated by the page-flipping Olympics that would render me disqualified if I used the contents...
We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence
We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Mail & Guardian last week hosted a lively and engaging Critical...
Love will win when I can’t protect him
Love will win when I can’t protect him
Were I the sort of person who has morning tea, I would call him my morning tea child. He came to me around 10, at the time when those who drink...
Land reform needs to change society
Land reform needs to change society
Many African countries that introduced land reforms after independence succeeded in transferring land from colonial governments, settlers and...
Patriarchy is no effing joke
Patriarchy is no effing joke
Fighting corruption, corporate giants and the ruling party are not the only battles that face the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) Gauteng...

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