Dr T delights UP staff with talk on sex, sexuality and sexual health at book launch
Posted on September 09, 2019
The wave of the #pleasurerevolution reached the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus recently when celebrated medical professional and television personality Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng launched her book, Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure.
Statement by UP Vice-Chancellor Prof Tawana Kupe on violence against women and attacks on foreign nationals
Posted on September 06, 2019
The untimely death of a student in Cape Town and the recent attacks on foreign nationals reflect the extreme and unacceptable levels of violence pervasive in our society.
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Posted on September 02, 2019
South African women with disability are often isolated as they belong to a group with multiple minority status factors, such as gender bias, poverty and disability stigmatisation.
SpeakOutUP and HearMeToo – 16 Days of Activism campaign gets under way
Posted on November 26, 2018
The 16 Days of Activism campaign to oppose violence against women and children was officially launched this past Sunday, 25 November. One in three women worldwide experiences gender-based violence, according to the United Nations. Closer to home, SAPS and Statistics South Africa estimate that 138...
WATCH: Reflections on the Anti-discrimination Policy at UP
Posted on August 30, 2017
This week is Anti-Discrimination Week at the University of Pretoria (UP). Through this video, the Queer Space Collective contributes to the conversation on what discrimination means to the queer community at UP, and what the University management should include among its considerations while...
Queer Spaces will change things at UP
Posted on August 28, 2017
David Ikpo writes about the creation of queer spaces at the University as part of the #SpeakOutUP campaign, which aims to encourage a non-sexist, non-discriminatory, working, living and study environment for UP staff and students.
Qwelane to apologise for hate speech – Centre for Human Rights applauds judgment
Posted on August 28, 2017
The Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria, through its Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression Unit, applauds the judgment earlier this month by the High Court of South Africa Gauteng Local Division in Johannesburg in the matter of the South African Human Rights...
Op-Ed: The rights of persons with disabilities: call to action!
Posted on December 13, 2016
According to Prof Charles Ngwena, Disability Rights expert and professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria, one of the messages to derive from the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa should be a call to action; it is time to act now!