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South Africa

  1. portfolio
    The Photographer Who Considers Herself More of a ‘Visual Activist’South African artist Zanele Muholi’s self-portraits seem familiar at first, but the details tell a bigger story.
  2. assault
    Did Zimbabwe’s First Lady Beat a Model With an Extension Cord?Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting 20-year-old model Gabriella Engels.
  3. video
    Trevor Noah on South African Feminists: ‘The Most Dangerous Freedom Fighters’“I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal.”
  4. sexual assault
    Women Hung 3,000 Pairs of Underwear in the Street to Raise Awareness About RapeThe number supposedly matches the number of rapes that occur in South Africa every day.
  5. crimes of motherhood
    How a Teen Girl Learned She Was Abducted As a BabyZephany Nurse realized she’d been kidnapped after she unknowingly befriended her actual sister.
  6. South African Virginity Scholarship Found to Be ‘Fundamentally Discriminatory’Ya don’t say.
  7. good ideas
    This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South AfricaMore of this.
  8. love and war
    Virginity Scholarship Introduced in South Africa“As long as the child can produce a certificate that she is still a virgin,” the grant will be renewed.
  9. interview
    Talking to the Doctor Behind the World’s First Successful Penis Transplant“Why is the penis so important to us? I’m not sure, but it is,” says Dr. Andre van der Merwe.
  10. faces and phases
    See Zanele Muholi’s Powerful Portraits of the LGBTI Experience in South AfricaZanele Muholi’s photographs aim to increase visibility of LGBTI individuals in her community.