Gendering the State: The Social Dynamics of the Gender Machinery in South Africa

    This paper discusses the women’s movement in South Africa up until 1994 and how feminist activists helped shape the terms of the political transition by focusing their aims on engendering a gendered state. It then provides a brief overview of women’s representation in various levels of the state as a result of the […]

Discussion Paper: The Right to Food and Food Sovereignty in South Africa: Challenges and Prospects

 This discussion paper draws together the main issues that were uncovered in a series of dialogues on the right to food that COPAC held in Gauteng, Limpopo and North-west Provinces.The paper discusses the need for food sovereignty in order to achieve the right to food and finally puts forward a food sovereignty campaign proposal for […]