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 […]

Introductions to ideologies: Pan-Africanism

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 […]

Celebrating Pride Beyond The Silos

Panel discussion: John Jeffery Deputy Minister of Justice Kneo Makgopa Nelson Mandela Foundation Danai Mupotsa Wits University Maneo Mohale The Talon Moderated by Mpho Ndaba Changing The Lense

Duma Gqubule and Busi Sibeko discuss South Africa’s R70b loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the implications for the nation. Hosted by Yvonne Phyllis.

Patriarchal violence: a systemic war on our bodies part 2

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.