Solidarity Call: Wits #FeesMustFall Feminists in Solidarity with #RUReferencelist

On Sunday, the 17th of April 2016 womyn at the institution currently known as Rhodes took to the streets of this institution to protest against the institution’s reluctance to deal with sexual assaults on its campus.  These courageous, revolutionary students began the very important and necessary work of removing the shame and blame from the…

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‘Chiramu’: Cultural Practices that Compromise Women’s Rights

‘Chiramu’  is a custom that allows brothers in-law and uncles to play the role of husband in a young girl’s life under the guise of teaching the young girl how to handle proposals from boys. According to the Shona culture, my mother’s brothers are considered my ‘husbands’, but they can also stand in as my…

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