Zuma impressed with respect shown by Venda women who lay down to show respect

Once again President Jacob Zuma illustrates that his personal views are out of line with the constitutional requirements to advance gender equality and even the ANC’s identification of patriarchy as one of the key problems in the way of realising liberation. Zuma does not evaluate customs or alleged customs on the basis of their compliance with the Bill of Rights but how they sit with his own highly patriarchal notions of gender hierarchies


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