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Femininity, masculinity and violence

In an interview with the NGO Sonke Gender Justice, we explore femininity and masculinity in relation to violence.

TRIGGER WARNING: the content in the video discusses rape and sexual violence and may be triggering to some learners. Feel free to skip this video step if this may affect you.

You will watch an interview with Vusi Cebekhulu, training coordinator at the South African NGO Sonke Gender justice. Through this interview you explore violence and gender inequality in Zimbabwe. You will get insight into how this is shaped by perspectives on femininity and masculinity.

In watching the interview you can note down your thoughts on the following questions:

  • How is the idea of what a good woman is shaped by the normalization of violence in female / male relationships?
  • What does Vusi explain about the double (paradoxical) experiences and roles that men have in relation to Gender Based Violence?
  • How is Vusi’s motivation to challenge and transform gender inequality and gender based violence shaped by his own experiences?
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