You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock: Gender-Based Violence and Xenophobia in South Africa
"Today's guest post by Thandiwe Ntshinga covers some heavy topics but does so flawlessly. If you're not familiar with the extent to which gender-based violence and xenophobia are currently issues in South Africa, you will be after you read this post. Her commentary about the intersection of the two issues is incredibly important as well as her effortless explanation of how culture, institutional power, and hostility towards migrants tie into these serious issues." - Editor
Dear Private Sector, your silence is uncomfortable-#SandtonShutdown
African Leadership Magazine
South Africa has long had an issue with gender-based violence, femicide and xenophobia. I participated in and covered #SandtonShutdown.
#GOALS: RE-IMAGINING AN AFRICA WHERE GENDER AND SEXUALITY IS FLUID
Before foreign invasion. Before cultural imperialism. Before the internalisation of Western values and ideals- there was a time of a tolerant and nuanced Africa- well much of it anyway.