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Posts tagged as “men”

Why women suffer in our society

I have written about the position of women in our patriarchal society from various perspectives on this site several times before – in the context…

When do intimate relationships work?

I raise this question more as a kind of self-reflection than a hard-and-fast recipe of sorts. The latter cannot be supplied by anyone, for the…

Masculinity and violence against women

During this period of encouraging the “proper” ethical behaviour towards women and children on the part of men, I have listened to a number of…

Biology is not destiny

South African men’s lives have changed remarkably little over the last few centuries — according to the bulk of my undergraduate students. Such an understanding…

Dear men, please explain?

I’m a born and bred Jo’burger, so I take security seriously. This also applies to matters of the heart. When it comes to feeling anything…

Can men lead the women’s movement?

As many of you have heard, there was further violence against women at the Noord Street Taxi rank earlier this month. Two young women were…