Pambazuka News 590: Confronting patriarchy: revolution and the emancipation of women

The colloquium will discuss the topic 'The Reproduction of Cheap Labour in Post-Apartheid South Africa' according to two themes:
I. The low wage regime problem in South Africa
II: Strategies towards a wage-led and sustainable growth path.

This page provides information for the communications procedure of the Commission on the Status of Women. 'Any individual, non-governmental organization, group or network may submit communications (complaints/appeals/petitions) to the Commission on the Status of Women containing information relating to alleged violations of human rights that affect the status of women in any country in the world. The Commission on the Status of Women considers such communications as part of its annual more


East Africa’s music videos periodically engage in regressive gender politics. But one could still trace female agency and empowerment and immediately begin to counter notions of male dominance.

The new collection provides a nuanced overview of the political, social, and economic forces shaping contemporary Zimbabwe.


Certain governments in East Africa have recently come under scrutiny for cracking down on peaceful protests. Yet freedom of assembly is a fundamental right enshrined in international law and in the constitutions of these nations.