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Prevent Suffering and Death 2

A pamphlet developed in 1994 for the parliamentary process for the liberalisation of the abortion law in South Africa

* These manuals can also be found on the Wits School of Public Health website

* These manuals can also be found on the Wits School of Public Health website




More than 40 students and lecturers from the Universities of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique, Wits University and the University of Cape Town recently gathered at a three-day workshop hosted by the African Gender Institute’s Young Women’s Leadership Project. The workshop’s aim was to build capacity in the areas of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) education, action research and feminist leadership.

Head of the AGI and Director of the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Cape Town, Associate Professor Jane Bennett is in Dakar, Senegal where she is convening the 2013 CODESRIA Gender Institute.

The African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town, South Africa invites applications for an intensive week-long residential course on “Gender, Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice: Theory and Practice in Africa” 2 - 6 September 2013

(Photo by Samah Arafat)

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Bennett, J. & Tamale, S. 2011. Editorial: Legal Voice: Challenges and Prospects in the Documentation of African legal feminism. Feminist Africa 15: 1- 16. Read Editorial

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