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Where are We in Understanding Men’s Relationship to Violence? Launch of Agenda’s Special Issue on Men and Violence

Cover of Agenda Special Issues on Men and Violence

Cover of Agenda Special Issue on Men and Violence

Agenda & the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research will host the launch of Agenda Journal Special Issue on Men & Violence. The Special Issue is edited by Lisa Vetten and Kopano Ratele. The editorial by Lou Haysom, Agenda’s managing editor, can be found here.  Limited access to the guest editors’ introductory piece can be found here.

The event will be held at WiSER – Richard Ward Building, East Campus University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). The date is Thursday August 22 2013, from 16h30 to 18h00. Parking is available at the Origins Centre Tel: 011 – 7174231.

Speakers at the event will be:

Lisa Vetten and Kopano Ratele: Editors’ overview

Elaine Salo (Agenda Editorial Collective): Overview of Agenda

Malose Langa: Violent masculinities and service delivery protests in post-apartheid South Africa: A case study of two communities in Mpumalanga

Rees Mann: Talking about rape – a male survivor’s account

Dean Peacock: South Africa’s Sonke Gender Justice Network – Educating men for gender equality

RSVP to Shireen at 031-3047001 or admin@agenda.org.za or Najibah Deshmukh at 011–7174231 or najibha.deshmukh@wits.ac.za.

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