South Africa


Violence Against Women Mural Unveiled in Johannesburg

In South Africa, a woman is raped every 26 seconds. The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre together with the Heinrich Böll Foundation have unveiled a mural in Johannesburg to highlight the need for the state and communities to improve their response to violence against women.

By Mpiwa Mangwiro

"Getting out"

Spotlights the realities which LGBTIs are confronted to in Africa.

By Refugee Law Project

Conversation: Gender Policy in South Africa

Seeking insights into how Southern African feminists think about the situation, feminist, author and journalist Christi van der Westhuizen discusses the possibilities for feminist action in South Africa today with Claire Mathonsi, who until recently was the director of operations at the Western Cape Network on Violence Against Women.

By Claire Mahonsi, Christi van der Westhuizen