Friday, March 8, 2013 - 13:00

International Women’s Day event - Celebrating Feminist Africa 17, Edited by Jane Bennett & Hope Chigudu

The African Gender Institute (AGI) invites you to its International Women’s Day event which is a celebration of the latest Feminist Africa journal, FA 17 (Researching Sexuality with Young Women: Southern Africa), edited by Jane Bennett and Hope Chigudu. 

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 17:00

Invitation to a Public Lecture by internationally renowned scholar, Professor Jacqueline Rose

The School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics (AXL), the African Gender Institute (AGI) and the Department of Psychology are delighted to host a talk by internationally renowned scholar, Professor Jacqueline Rose (Queen Mary, University of London).

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:00

Invitation to a Critical Thinking Forum

The Mail and Guardian and Sonke Gender Justice invites you to a Critical Thinking Forum, moderated by Xolani Gwala.

Violence in South Africa: What can we do?

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 09:30

My first time women's writing workshop - advertisement

Free Women's Writing Workshop
21 September 2012
09h30 - 15h30


Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 10:00

AGI's SRHR programme hosts a two day workshop in Cape Town

The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights programme at the AGI hosted a two day workshop on 31 May 2012 & 1 June 2012. The workshop was  facilitated by Marion Stevens from WISH Associates.

Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 17:00

Feminist Activist and Thinker, Sara Longwe to give a talk at AGI’s African Feminists: Talking the Walk

Feminist activist and thinker, Sara Longwe on Thursday 3 May 2012 gave a talk on “Legal Voice: feminist activism from the body up.” Longwe’s talk which took place at All Africa House, Middle Campus (UCT) is part of the AGI’s African Feminists: Talking the Walk programme.

Sara Longwe is one of the exciting feminist activists, thinkers and rebellious women of the continent; she was the chair of the African Women’s Development and Communications Network, and the backbone of several legally-oriented challenges to the state, which resulted in critical shifts to women’s status in Zambia and elsewhere. She will speak about some of her personal experiences of tackling legal activism. Copies of Feminist Africa 15 (2011), in which she has a feature piece will be available. See Flyer.

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 09:15

Feminist Africa 15 now available online!

Feminist Africa 15 - Legal Voice is now available online. The articles in this special issue of Feminist Africa assume that African legal feminism involves conversations central to what can be understood by theorising the processes of change.

Knowledge, Technologies and Social Change Congress
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 11:00

Knowledge, Technologies and Social Change Congress

The 2012 SASA congress will allow us to focus on some of the interrelationships between knowledge, technologies, social and economic change, including the roles of universities in promoting, analysing and contesting technologies. SASA 2012 provides an opportunity for us to ask of different domains of technology. Deadline for abstracts is 12 April 2012.

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Monday, February 27, 2012 - 10:15

YWL Project AGI host the ‘Talking Sexual Pleasure’ campaign from 27 February 2012 to 1 March 2012

The Young Women’s Leadership Project at the African Gender Institute (University of Cape Town) hosted a range of events under the campaign, ‘Talking Sexual Pleasure’ which happened from Monday 27 February 2012 to Thursday 1 March 2012.





Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 16:00

The University of Botswana: Find your sexual voice

The University of Botswana’s research team comprised of three staff members from the Department of Sociology and Social Work, and eight women students; has surfaced the issues facing young women in the arenas of their sexuality through the use of poetry and drama evenings and discussion groups.




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