Category Student Press

Gender Action Project hosts feminist sharing picnic

The botanical gardens in Grahamstown became host to a group of students discussing their views on feminism during a sharing picnic. Reporter, Shannon Frost, attended the event to bring you all the details. The botanical gardens became the meeting place for Grahamstown’s womanists, feminists, activists, and keen politicians as the Gender Action Project (GAP) hosted…

Who determines my gender?

two students not conforming to gender classification. Photo: Thandi Bombi Gender awareness issues have proved to affect more than the students and Academic staff at Rhodes University. Thandi Bombi Reports on the latest events to inspire change. He just stood there, dumbfounded by what he had just heard. If his beard, his deep voice and…

Dealing with sexual assault in South Africa

By Kathryn Cleary for The Oppidan Press April is internationally recognised as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During April, organisations from both the public and private sectors come together in support of sexual assault awareness. SAAM originated from “Take Back the Night”, a public protest against gender violence that began in the United Kingdom in […]