Change the world

Launched at Nelson Mandela University in October 2019, one of the CWGS’s key academic projects is to research and foreground African women’s biographies, intellectual production and political histories. The CWGS is mainstreaming these histories in its teaching and research to develop a gender corridor in the Eastern Cape and to link universities and scholars dealing with gender questions and who profile African women’s biographical intellectual histories. This research is hoped to contribute to the reduction in gender-based inequalities and violence by showcasing the roles of women in political advancement and transformation through history.