Police in Rukiga District have detained seven women and a male pastor accused of holding an illegal meeting and praying while naked from a private house they claim is their church. Mr Ngabirano questioned why the worshipers were praying naked with one man as their pastor. He also wondered what the purported pastor was doing with people's naked wives.
She is a feminist activist and was a Commissioner for the South African Commission for Gender Equality from If you live in South Africa as a woman you live with a sense of pervasive gender based violence. For some of us feminism has been empowering, but for others feminism has always been suspect in South Africa.
These are external links and will open in a new window. One of Zambia's top universities has urged female students to stop visiting the library "half-naked" because it distracts male counterparts. The University of Zambia - in the capital, Lusaka - has stuck up notices around its library telling them to dress more modestly.
Representing a generation of artists active since the late s, Body Talk foregrounds six African women artists whose artistic practice is concerned with past and current iconography of social protest and resistance. Plain backgrounds are enriched by luminous and colourful cuts of silk forming a texturised patchwork of personal stories and reveries. Deeply influenced by her psychological and physical experience, her textile and sculptural works apprehends the corporeality and the femininity to reveal the black body as the ultimate object sacrifice of patriarchy. En sa presenceIn Her Presence is the recording of the dinner performance which took place during the opening of the Body Talk exhibition.
Two South African women have been burnt to death after being stripped naked in Limpopo. But his body was retrieved from a river on Friday. Some residents then mobilised late Friday to attack these two women.
Can we seek to find the truth about the past, or will our own backgrounds at some point always betray us in that endeavor? Is all truth relative or might we still aim to getting closer to the truth, a part of the truth, or at least one kind of truth? I guess these are questions every student of the humanities, in the aftermath of postmodernism, have asked themselves, or been confronted with in lectures, seminars and discussion forums.
FEMEN has been making waves for the past year now, through their chosen method of activism: naked protest. While the method has gained popularity and visibility in the mainstream, it has also been problematized by feminists in other parts of the world. Sara Mourad has already provided an excellent analysis contextualizing the debates surrounding Alia's naked body, which is in many ways applicable to the latest manifestation of FEMEN's tactics in Tunisia, via the naked body of Amina Tyler.
To dress is a unique human experience, but practices and meanings of dress are as different as the people populating the world. Through travel literature and historical ethnographic descriptions of the Bushmen of southern Africa, such perceptions and prejudices have also made their mark on the modern research tradition. The Bushmen are the indigenous hunter-gatherers of Southern Africa.
More than a mosaic of impressions however, the film is nonlinear, de-centered, and deliberately unsettling. Trinh T. Born in Vietnam, Trinh T.