oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - A gendered truth: Women's testimonies at the TRC and reconciliation

Volume 27, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



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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