Tag Archives: Gender Based Violence

2015 Nov. 25: My words are the ink in my blood

by Phila Mbanjwa I have found peace through these words from my heart. They are not only inspired by life and love experiences, but form part of what society lives through everyday. I have seen lives ended and dreams shattered. … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 9: Balancing culture and activism

by Jacqui Mseleku-Ngwane In my line of work I have seen so much abuse and injustice that happens in the name of culture. I am a dynamic Zulu woman, raised in a cosmopolitan household so different from normal Zulu households. … Continue reading

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2014 March 21: Whose Democratic rule?

by Thozie Mathe South Africa passed its first democratic Constitution in 1996, ending a 50-year regime of institutionalized discrimination known as apartheid, and 300 years of legal discrimination. The new laws, in contrast, institutionalized the principles of non-discrimination in the … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.20: “Walking Corpse”

Marred & dictated to, by none that created I. Jailed into faculties that were insisted upon, way before my existence. Pathways of Myself, pre-determined by structures that had lesser understandings of the complexities of human. Born and raised into the … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 8: Mo(u)rning the loss …

In loving memory of Anene Booysen (17) who was brutally murdered in Bredasdorp. As I drove passed Ghandi Square at the Joburg CBD I saw a small group of activists who braved the heavy rain wearing purple t-shirts and other … Continue reading

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