oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - A gendered truth: Women's testimonies at the TRC and reconciliation
|Article Title||A gendered truth: Women's testimonies at the TRC and reconciliation|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Missiology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Aug 1999|
|Pages||165 - 188|
|Keyword(s)||Apartheid system, Banning, Classist, Community service, Detention without trial, Disadvantaged, Faith Community Hearings, Healing, House arrest, Humiliation, Intimidation, Patriarchal oppression, Rape, Restitution, Sexism and Torture|
This article investigates gendered violence against women under apartheid, by looking at the testimonies of a number 'of women before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). It relates women's experience of gendered violence to the biblical concept of shalom, surveys human rights abuses against women under apartheid and traces the way these abuses were covered by the TRC.
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