A pregnant woman is crossing Jason Moyo Avenue. She stops at the pedestrian crossing and a young man shouts out at her. “Makatenda baba here?” Did you say thank you to your man? Loud jeers erupt from the young vendors at the street corner. Embarrassed, the woman rushes on as an older woman tells her…Details
Karen loves to write and women are her favourite subject. She is a qualified computer analyst with a passion for media and arts. As a feminist she believes in the capacity of the arts and new media to tell women's stories.
I recently watched Beater Gardeler’s FLOCKING and was blown away. The storyline, which centres around rape and the silence surrounding it, is very powerful as it portrays the pain and shame associated with rape, and then ultimately, the resilience of women. Conversation with Gardeler at the International Images Film Festival (IIFF) afterwards was enlightening as…Details