Articles & Opinion

Festus Kisa Photo
8 Dec 17
  • Josephine Mukwendi

Festus Kisa describes his experiences as an LGBTI activist attending the 2016 MenEngage Africa Training Initiative.

8 Dec 17
  • Patrick Godana

Patrick Godana was awarded this year’s Golden Key Award from the Golden Key International Honour Society. Read his speech from the event here.

Constitutional Court SA
7 Dec 17
  • Nabeelah Mia

Nabeelah Mia explores the potential benefits that alternatives to imprisonment provide for an already overburdened justice system.

6 Dec 17
  • Ariane Nevin
  • Clare Ballard

On the anniversary of Sonke and Lawyers for Human Rights’ Pollsmoor overcrowding court victory, we should remember why the state of our prisons matter – and consider what we should be doing to improve conditions.

5 Dec 17
  • Nabeelah Mia

Despite the submission of formal complaints from civil society, Parliament remains mute on calls for Mduduzi Manana to be dismissed.

3 Dec 17
  • Jonathan Hopkins
  • Gadeeja Abbas

We are not going to deal with the issues of gender-based violence if we leave the boys behind. This is relevant when it comes to accessing health services and challenging norms.

30 Oct 17
  • Wessel Van Den Berg

Wessel van den Berg argues that the acquisition of parenting skills should not be a prerequisite for the ending of corporal punishment.

29 Oct 17
  • Marike Keller

We cannot assume that someone who doesn’t speak up doesn’t have a story and isn’t a survivor.

6 Oct 17
  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Remarks by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, for the inaugural Annual Sonke Lecture at Johannesburg.

4 Oct 17
  • Ilze Smit

One in three women is bound to experience violence at least once in her lifetime. A statistic that is so overwhelming that we – as a collective – are committed to changing.

Khumalo Gender
2 Oct 17
  • Bafana Khumalo

We urgently need to employ the multiple strategies of evidence, action and accountability, writes Bafana Khumalo.

Sex Workers
19 Sep 17
  • Zia Wasserman
  • Ruvi Tenga

Making sex work safer can lead to less HIV infections and gender-based violence, studies have shown.

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