Gender, Sexuality & Commodity Culture

Gender, Sexuality & Commodity Culture

The framing of discussion and debates around the broad interrelationship of gender, sexuality and commodity culture has elicited a wide range of contributions from writers that offer fresh scholarly research and open up important new ground for feminist thinking and...
Meeting the Challenges: Millennium Development Goals

Meeting the Challenges: Millennium Development Goals

In this podcast,we look at how South Africa is faring in terms of meeting the UN MDGs. The podcast features high profile guests: African MDG champion, Graca Machel; United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay; and World Health Organisation review...
Teenage Fertility & Desire

Teenage Fertility & Desire

In this podcast 14 year old, Ocean Steenkamp, gives us a glimpse into the tumultuous world of Teenage Desire and Fertility. Teenage fertility is an issue that has received and continues to receive substantial attention worldwide. Much of this attention has focused...
Men & Violence

Men & Violence

For heterosexual women, lesbians and gay men in South Africa; the subject of men as perpetrators of violence permeates our everyday lives. In response, we express outrage at headline-grabbing instances of brutality; and we mobilize public demonstrations to convey our...
The Politics of Women’s Health

The Politics of Women’s Health

This podcast comes at a time when a National Health Insurance Policy has been proposed by the state amid the failure of health service delivery to meet demands placed on it. Our country’s women carry a very high burden of disease testified by the relentless rise in...
Feminism in the New Millennium

Feminism in the New Millennium

This podcast examines the state of  feminism in Africa today. It is contextualised by American political activist, scholar and author Angela Davis. Davis reflects on the 1985 Women’s Conference which took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The podcast contains the...