Gender-based violence in South Africa is an age-old problem. The paternalistic mindset that oppresses women has been carried forward by a combination of outdated traditions, religion, and cultural practices. Women suffer a great deal in the hands of men who are bound by misogynistic beliefs and this, in turn, has led to a higher HIV … Continue reading "Sex-Based Gender Violence in South Africa is directly linked to HIV/AIDS Prevalence."
In 1851 Sojourner Truth said, “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together, ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!”. Feminine strength is rooted in the exact femininity some of us have tried to … Continue reading "We Want Feminism, But We Want Healing Families More."
You are too angry” There is everything wrong with this statement. Telling a woman to stop being too angry is not a solution to the problems women experience because of how the patriarchy is set up. Women are constantly reminded to tone down their anger by men who fail to understand that they are talking … Continue reading "The effrontery of patriarchy"