feminism

CHANGING THE NARRATIVE AND LIVING THE LEGACY OF THE CLASS OF ’76

The morning of 16 June 1976, a day that changed the course of South Africa’s history, to protest against apartheid and its “Bantu education”...

How South Africa can decolonise feminism

Author and poet Toni Stuart spoke passionately about feminism, identity, and belonging at a conference called “Decolonising Feminism”. She drew from her own experiences...

Sowetan Dialogues discuss the role of women in a democratic SA

Women's rights are human rights; these powerful words were uttered and echoed by South African leaders at the Sowetan Dialogues in Bloemfontein, which discussed women's roles, rights and progress.

Mandela: a champion for women’s rights

Recognising that women's rights were fundamental to South Africa's success as a newly liberated nation, Nelson Mandela enshrined these rights in the country's world-leading Constitution. It followed a long and rich history of activism from women demanding equal rights and gender parity.