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life in pictures
Coming of Age at a South African Prom
A peek into the life of a Cape Town teenager.
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.
Did Zimbabwe’s First Lady Beat a Model With an Extension Cord?
Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting 20-year-old model Gabriella Engels.
Trevor Noah on South African Feminists: ‘The Most Dangerous Freedom Fighters’
“I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal.”
Women Hung 3,000 Pairs of Underwear in the Street to Raise Awareness About Rape
The number supposedly matches the number of rapes that occur in South Africa every day.
crimes of motherhood
How a Teen Girl Learned She Was Abducted As a Baby
Zephany Nurse realized she’d been kidnapped after she unknowingly befriended her actual sister.
South African Virginity Scholarship Found to Be ‘Fundamentally Discriminatory’
Ya don’t say.
This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South Africa
More of this.
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.
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.
Allison P. Davis
faces and phases
See Zanele Muholi’s Powerful Portraits of the LGBTI Experience in South Africa
Zanele Muholi’s photographs aim to increase visibility of LGBTI individuals in her community.