‘Bad’ children condemned as witches

Bedwetting, disagreeing with parents or being left-handed are considered relatively normal features for many children, but in some African countries, these are grounds for sometimes deadly accusations of witchcraft against them. Thousands of children each year are beaten, burned, imprisoned and subjected to exorcism rituals because they are believed to be witches, according to Kurt…

Q&A: Filmmaker Mmabatho Montsho zooms in on female sexuality

What started out as a conversation about sexual purity between filmmaker and actor Mmabatho Montsho and her friend, turned into a 10-part web series on YouTube. The series, entitled Women on Sex, unpacks topics such as rape culture, virginity, sex and liberation, through interviews with various women. Some of her interviewees include actors Masasa Mbangeni…