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Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From art exhibitions to film festivals, we’ve got your entertainment covered this weekend to the next The post Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Music, Film, Events, Friday, Film Festivals, Goodman Gallery, Gender-based Violence, Moffie, African Cypher, Aluta Amada, Basha Uhuru Creative Uprising, Cassi Namoda, Creative Uprising, Don’t Miss, Inkaba Yami


Khulekani Masia: Poetry in the polemic

Khulekani Mayisa’s new film, Power to the Purple, is an intensely personal collaborative project The post Khulekani Masia: Poetry in the polemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Writing, Film, Filmmaking, Friday, Gaspar Noé, Dominique Christina, For Colored Girls, Gender-based Violence, Khulekani Mayisa, Africa Rising International Film Festival, Power to the Purple, Scribbled in Red, Thandi Busani, Tsepiso Mokobori, Khulekani Masia


Q&A Sessions: Meet Thembisile Xulu, a doctor, hip-hop fan and mother

Dr Thembisile Xulu, the newly appointed chief executive of the Sanac Trust, tells Nicolene de Wee about a new plan to fight HIV, TB and STIs — and her hip-hop dance moves The post Q&A Sessions: Meet Thembisile Xulu, a doctor, hip-hop fan and mother appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Leadership, Hiv, Dance, Hip-hop, Healthcare, Respect, National, Authenticity, Angela Makholwa, Top Six, Health System, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence, Dr Fixer, Dr Thembisile Xulu, SANAC


Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true The post Female cops sent for rape counselling appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sexual Assault, Rape, Sex Crimes, National, Mpumalanga, South African Police Service, Top Six, Leonard Hlathi, Khehla Sitole, Vish Naidoo, South Africa (country, SAPS, Gender-based Violence, Anya Christoppoulos, Rape Counselling, Sifiso Cele


Women are entitled to own land

Too many laws and customs in too many African countries still treat women as minors The post Women are entitled to own land appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Housing, Opinion, Africa, Women, Domestic Violence, Ethiopia, Kenya, African Union, Openaccess, GBV, Property Rights, Patriarchy, Top Six, eSwatini, Land Ownership, Gender-based Violence


New laws could be a win for gender-violence activists

Three amendment Bills recently submitted to Parliament could change the legal landscape for sex offenders, especially the proposed duty to report and act on acts of GBV The post New laws could be a win for gender-violence activists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Law, Opinion, Bills, Domestic Violence, Parliament, Acts, Openaccess, GBV, Lockdown, Top Six, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Gender-based Violence, Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Bill, National Sex Offender Register


Hollowing of skills and defunding of Stats SA works for a failing state

Perhaps the government does want us to know how bad things really are The post Hollowing of skills and defunding of Stats SA works for a failing state appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Data, Treasury, Gdp, Openaccess, Stats SA, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence


Review: The land is not to be outdone in ‘Dust’

Pieter du Plessis’s post-apocalyptic film throws up some interesting questions, but it also needs to work a little harder The post Review: The land is not to be outdone in ‘Dust’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Landscape, Movies, Review, Film, Race, Land, Utopia, White People, Dystopia, Friday, Apocalypse, Dust, Speculative Fiction, Pieter du Plessis, Durban International Film Festival, Orania


Editorial: Even police stations are unsafe for women

If a man has the temerity to shoot a woman inside a police station, in front of law enforcement officers, then the country has an even bigger GBV problem than it thinks. The post Editorial: Even police stations are unsafe for women appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Rape, Editorial, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, GBV, Femicide, Thembinkosi Lorch, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence, Yandisa Daniso


EFF on a collision course with dissident black women

The party’s response to journalists and those who speak against them reveal a consistent pattern of misogyny The post EFF on a collision course with dissident black women appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Rape, Eff, Journalists, Julius Malema, Economic Freedom Fighters, Clicks, Top Six, Gender-based Violence, Karima Brown, Laura Laogan, Mbuyeseni Ndlozi, Mona Eltahaway


Searching for justice in the war on womxn’s bodies

In a world defined by gendered violence, what can we do differently? The post Searching for justice in the war on womxn’s bodies appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Activism, Opinion, Feminism, Openaccess, Drc, GBV, Uyinene Mrwetyana, Gender-based Violence


The pandemic’s effect is gendered

Although two thirds of job losses were experienced by women, two thirds of the recipients of the R350 Covid-19 grant were men The post The pandemic’s effect is gendered appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Equality, Discrimination, Gender Pay Gap, Openaccess, GBV, Informal Sector, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Gender Based Violence, COVID-19, Women’s Month


Domestic workers face a lonely battle against abuse

Behind closed doors, domestic workers are vulnerable to workplace violence and abuse, with little recourse against their employers The post Domestic workers face a lonely battle against abuse appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Abuse, National, Workers Rights, Sweepsouth, Domestic Workers, Openaccess, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Gender-based Violence, Florence Sosiba, Khabonina Mkhonza, Martha Lesu, Pinky Mashiane, Solidarity Centre, United Domestic Workers Of South Africa


Campus activists show us how to end gender-based violence

Protest and resistance thrive proudly on many university campuses. In recent history, students and faculty have organized to protest the Vietnam war in the United States, recognize the occupation of Tiananmen Square in China, resist capitalism in France, and react to many other injustices. More recently, activism to decolonise SOAS in the United Kingdom, to challenge ongoing racism at the University of Missouri, and to push back against tuition hikes in Montréal, Canada, have resulted in meaning...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Activism, Education, Sexual Assault, France, China, Hungary, United States, United Kingdom, Amnesty International, Campus Sexual Assault, Social work, Department Of Education, Social Sciences


GBV stats show our priorities

What chance do we have of tackling the deeper psychological and societal problems that drive violence against women if we cannot even do the basics? The post GBV stats show our priorities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Police, Rape, DNA tests, Editorial, GBV, Backlog, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence


Real action on gender-based violence a pipe dream as women die every day

Backlogs, booze, testicular cancer — all factors blamed for the apparent ineptitude or unwillingness to tackle a pandemic that is silently killing women all over the country. The post Real action on gender-based violence a pipe dream as women die every day appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Murder, Rape, National, Crime Statistics, Openaccess, Lockdown, Bheki Cele, Femicide, DNA results, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Gender-based Violence, Aviwe Wellem, Women’s Month, Akhone Gumede, Asithandile “Kwasa” Zozo


Protecting women on campuses is a priority

A GBV policy framework that achieves gender equality in the post-school education sector and broader society needs to be urgently implemented The post Protecting women on campuses is a priority appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Students, Education, Safety, Universities, Campus, Openaccess, GBV, Patriarchy, Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence, GBV policy framework, Post-schooling


Editorial: Women still want their day

Viwe Dalingozi’s story, like many others, is painful to read and write about. But in court it simply drags on like any other case. As we have written so many times, this cannot be the status quo. The post Editorial: Women still want their day appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Editorial, Cyril Ramaphosa, Femicide, Uyinene Mrwetyana, Gender-based Violence, Mpho Thobane, Viwe Dalingozi, Criminal Law Amendment Bill, Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, Vukani Mde


Saved by literature and love

“The library was a refuge I could run to when violence ripped at the very fabric of our existence and threatened to extinguish life itself,” writes Dr Barbara Boswell. The post Saved by literature and love appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Books, Opinion, Reading, Literature, Survivor, Openaccess, South Africa (country, Nal’ibali, Gender-based Violence, Women’s Month, Barbara Boswell


New education policy on gender violence released

Universities and other higher education institutions have to develop ways of preventing or dealing with rape and other damaging behaviour The post New education policy on gender violence released appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Universities, University of Cape Town, Department of Higher Education, University of Witwatersrand, Rhodes University, Naledi Pandor, Nelson Mandela University, Tshwane University Of Technology, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Gender Based Violence, Universities South Africa


Crime stats mark a bitter start to Women’s Month

We must celebrate women’s achievements this month while agitating for structural change, argues Luke Waltham The post Crime stats mark a bitter start to Women’s Month appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Women, South Africa, Openaccess, GBV, Rime, Top Six, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence, Women’s Month, Luke Waltham


Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell The post Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Violence, National, Openaccess, ArcelorMittal, Top Six, Cape West Coast, Saldanha Bay, South Africa (country, Gender Based Violence, ArcelorMittal South Africa, Hopefield, Reginald Linnerd


Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project

The Covid-19 pandemic gives universities an opportunity to find new ways of ensuring the health and well-being of students The post Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Students, Opinion, Data, Universities, Lecturers, Online Learning, Openaccess, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Virtual Learning, Gender-based Violence


Covid-19 is an opportunity to make our circles bigger

Xenophobia stalks us in this moment of crisis; our hope lies in humanity’s capacity to rebuild The post Covid-19 is an opportunity to make our circles bigger appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Hiv, Healthcare, Cyril Ramaphosa, Xenophobia, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Gender-based Violence


The danger of well-meaning men using the term ‘our women’

History shows that women have long been considered property by various social groups. These words perpetuate the idea The post The danger of well-meaning men using the term ‘our women’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Women, Openaccess, Simphiwe Dana, Top Six, South Africa (country, Gender-based Violence, Isazela


Job losses induce midwife crisis

The pandemic has an especially dire effect on sectors dominated by women, such as birth companions. Doulas are already feeling the pinch The post Job losses induce midwife crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, World Health Organisation, Soweto, International Labour Organisation, Lockdown, Top Six, Doulas, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Gender-based Violence


South Africa has the legislation but not enough action against gender-based violence

The long list of committees and programmes addressing the issue look good on paper. In terms of achievements, however, none of them can be ticked off as successful The post South Africa has the legislation but not enough action against gender-based violence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, South Africa, Constitution, Cyril Ramaphosa, Infanticide, Child Death Review, South Africa (country, Shanaaz Mathews, Gender-based Violence, Child Rapes, Door of Hope, Infant Rape, National Child Care and Protection Forum (NCCPF, National Council on Gender-Based Violence (NCGBV


Dancer and queer rights activist Kirvan Fortuin’s final farewell

The slain dancer and choreographer was so much more than an internationally celebrated artist. They were also a proud queer rights activist and a beloved child and friend The post Dancer and queer rights activist Kirvan Fortuin’s final farewell appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Murder, Activism, Funerals, Dance, Balls, Homophobia, Friday, Trans People, Dancer, Lgbtqi, Top Six, Eulogies, Queer Rights, Macassar, Gender Non-conforming, Choreographer


Speaking out against D’banj

After accusing the Afrobeats superstar of rape, Seyitan Babatayo was arrested The post Speaking out against D’banj appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sexual Assault, Police, Africa, Rape, Lagos, Top Six, Kendall Ananyi, Gender-based Violence, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, Seyitan Babatayo, Ayodeji Osowobi, D’banj, Kelechi Udoagwu, Kiki Mordi, Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Lancelot Imasuen