Through this programme, The Forge hopes to highlight the radical contribution women have made to shaping our struggle and resistance movements; the enormous contribution made by women to care work, and the significant strides that have been made by women in the fight for working class liberation. Panellists: Dr Lyn OssomeSenior Research Specialist and Feminist […]
Dr. Vashna Jagarnath is a director of both Pan Africa Today and Friends of the Workers. She is also Deputy General Secretary of the Socialists Revolutionary Workers’ Party and works in the office of the General Secretary of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa. History of Pan AfricanismWhile this discussion will broadly trace the […]
The relationship between toxic masculinities and patriarchal violence thrives on various forms and systems of control which devalue the lives and labour of women and LGBTQIA+ identifying persons and renders them disposable.
The series will be dealing with broad histories of gender and violence in South Africa and across the world. We hope for our first discussion to speak to the ongoing cultures of violence against queer, trans and femme people and how we can cultivate forms of care and resistance for ourselves and our communities during this time of physical distance.