Opinion

Revenge porn: What exactly is embarrassing about sex?

I saw my first revenge pornography tape when I was 17, this was allegedly two National University of Lesotho students and it was shown to me as a warning on how having sex would ruin my life. ...Read More

Women’s roles in the African Union and the continent

Since the turn of the millennium, the African Union (AU) has made significant progress in identifying areas of much-needed improvement around gender equality and women’s participation in its own ranks, across its member states and within the continent’s regional economic communities (RECs). To date, the AU has established the Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD, 2000), adopted the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa (2004), declared 2010-2020 the African Women’s Decade, founded an African Women’s Fund and convenes yearly High-Level Panels on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment. All of these actions are tied to commitments laid out in Article 4 of The Constitutive Act of the African Union, as well as in the Maputo protocol of 2002. ...Read More

Shelters save abused women’s lives - so why aren’t they funded more?

While February is widely regarded as the month of love, statistics suggest that for this month alone approximately 84 women may be murdered by someone they loved (once). These statistics come from research undertaken by the Medical Research Council, which found that three women die every day in South Africa at the hands of an intimate partner. ...Read More

Bring back the glory in Zim's universities

The University of Zimbabwe's fall from grace on the African university rankings calls on authorities to redouble their efforts to correct this and make sure that the country's epitome of higher education regains its status ...Read More

We still do not have a black superhero

I was a bit late to the Marvel’s Black Panther party. Well the actual movie, I viewed the trailer a year ago and I was immediately in love. So I waited for months and then after it was released I had to wait a while to travel across the border to see it in South Africa. Anyway I had read the reviews, seen the social media hype and I was pretty much excited, perhaps too excited. ...Read More

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