Category Press Statements

Gender Action Project Statement on Sex Work

Last week saw the launch of the Asijiki Coalition for the Decriminalisation of Sex Work – the collaboration of a number of organisations aiming to end the criminalisation of sex work. The Gender Action Project would like to affirm its support of calls to decriminalise sex work. We recognise that sex work is a legitimate […]

Gender Action Project Statement on Xenophobia/Afrophobia

As an activist group concerned with the promotion of equality and freedom, the Gender Action Project strongly condemns the recent spates of violence committed against foreign nationals in South Africa on the basis of their nationality. We acknowledge that these attacks have not occurred out of nowhere, but in the context of a country experiencing […]

Gender Action Project statement on developments in Kenya and Nigeria

We are saddened by the shocking massacre of 147 people at Garissa University in Kenya. We are saddened by the loss of African life and African potential. As we hold the Kenyan people in our thoughts at this difficult time, today we also mark the first anniversary of the well-reported kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian […]