The Colloquium provides a space for creative and innovative expressions that capture themes and debates furthering the study of gender. This stream will also publish work-in-progress papers, conference papers and position papers. Work produced from IGS (and affiliated institutions) activities – such as conference and workshop reports – can also be published here. Submissions to this stream will be reviewed and edited by OxFEP Editors. The aim of this stream is to invite discussion and feedback on this work from the wider academic community.
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Had you been in Soweto forty years to the day of our exhibition closing, on 16 June 1976, you would have seen about 10,000 pupils, girls and boys, on a ‘long march’ at great risk. The two-week protest to improve their schooling was disrupted by government bullets, killing hundreds and injuring more. In 1991, to commemorate the rights for which these youngsters fought, the Organization of African Unity designated June 16th as the Day of the African Child — auspicious for our event.
As the struggle for learning goes on, FGM has now been accepted as a subject in some schools. But how should it be taught? What curriculum is best? Among strategies of choice, art is a privileged medium.