Articles & Opinion

Zuma
16 Feb 17
  • Marike Keller

Imagine if SONA actually was meaningful? By Marike Keller, Sonke Gender Justice.

Mining
8 Feb 17
  • Thabang Pooe

The most important people in mining will not be among the movers and shakers at the high-profile event this week.

19 Dec 16
  • Zia Wasserman

While it is important to acknowledge the very real and complex issues around the purchase and consumption of liquor, it is crucial to note the significant harms that are related to alcohol abuse.

Nonhlanhla_ValentinaNicol
14 Dec 16
  • Nonhlanhla Skosana

Nonhlanhla – Sonke’s CEM Unit manager – shares experiences from her youth that influenced her decision to become an activist.

sex-work
14 Dec 16
  • Zia Wasserman

Zoe Black, a Zimbabwean sex worker and activist living in Cape Town, shares her troubling experiences as a victim of crime.

pepfar
13 Dec 16
  • Marlise Richter

PEPFAR recipients document how the pledge limits sex workers’ access to health care and increases their vulnerability.

bono
6 Dec 16
  • Marlise Richter

Feminists around the world have mixed reactions to Bono’s “Women of the Year” award, presented to him by Glamour Magazine.

miners
25 Oct 16
  • Dean Peacock
  • Emily Nagisa Keehn

It is vital the court of appeal upholds a ruling that makes South Africa’s gold mining industry accountable to women whose husbands died from silicosis.

masiko-somi
25 Oct 16
  • Thabang Pooe
  • Dean Peacock

A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.

silicosis-jamela
21 Oct 16
  • Patrick Godana

Patrick Godana writes on the terrible toll of silicosis on miners’ families.

makatleho-selibo
20 Oct 16
  • Tanya Charles

Women’s work caring for sick miners is invisible – Tanya Charles writes for GroundUp.

Thulani
7 Oct 16
  • Karen Robertson

After serving 9 years of an 18-year sentence for armed robbery, Thulani Ndlovu has founded Zonk’izizwe Odds Development, an NGO fighting to get prisoners’ rights on the national agenda.

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