How women are being used as the front line soldiers in the war against HIV and sexual immorality

By Kagure Mugo The key stipulation to being awarded a university bursary is being, and remaining, a virgin throughout your undergraduate degree. This is one of the initiatives being used to combat the high prevalence of HIV Aids in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. In uThukela District Municipality matriculants (high school leavers) are being offered Maiden Bursary […]
Read More






So called freedom

By Sibongile Portia Jonas If this so called freedom exists It must be buried under the bodies of raped and murdered women It dwells in the millions of squatter camps It clots in the bloody grounds of Marikana The pieces of its broken heart tries to cut and crack the feet of feminists It drowns […]
Read More


Public Pride. Private Shame.

HOLAA, Johburg Peoples Pride
By Lerato We walked through Hillbrow. The sun, a merciless reminder of the harsh reality of our existence. We were defiant. Some of us more tired than defiant, but relentless. Nevertheless. It took a lot for this march to come together. The organisers of the Johannesburg People’s Pride (JPP) had their fair share of gremlins, […]
Read More