CATEGORY | Law

Efforts in Ending Child Marriages in Africa: In the context of Botswana

On the 30th of November 2017, I had the honor of being selected alongside three other young people from the Southern African region to participate in a meeting organised by the SRHR Trust and the AU Reference Group on Ending Child Marriage, the meeting was aimed at finding ways to engage young people on the issue of Ending Child Marriage. (more…)

A Woman’s Right to Abortion  

When will the paradigm shift?

This is probably the hardest post I have ever had to write thus far simply because of the scrutiny I know I am going to get from it but because it bothers me so much to hell with subtlety. In fact I have had my religious beliefs questioned numerous times, “How does a Christian advocate for abortion?” If I got a thebe for the number of times I have been asked this question then boy would I be rich and I’m actually being serious about this…I would be rich. (more…)

Maiden’s bursary: Another example of how patriarchal societies aim to control women’s bodies

The maiden bursary in South Africa was created by the municipality in a certain district. This bursary program funds studies for young women but here is the catch, these young women have to prove they are virgins and remain virgins for the entire duration that they are in the program or else they will be kicked out.

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Women to blame for rape because of clothes they wear: Grace Mugabe – Times LIVE

http://www.timeslive.co.za/africa/2015/11/21/Women-to-blame-for-rape-because-of-clothes-they-wear-Grace-Mugabe
This is one of the most outrageous things I have heard this week. I am very disappointed by this statement made by the first lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe,not only because she is a leader but because she is a WOMAN.

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