Nelson Mandela Foundation

On 10 August, as part of the 2014 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Series, a Gender in Dialogue event about gender-based violence and women’s rights was held in the University of Cape Town's Jameson Hall, in partnership with the African Gender Institute and UCT.

The speakers included Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who had presented the 2014 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture the day before, and gender activists Mbuyiselo Botha, Nomboniso Gasa and Zethu Matebene. Nelson Mandela's widow, Mrs Graça Machel, who is also the university's chancellor, also spoke.

In addition, the dialogue the captured the voices of many audience members, several of whom shared powerful personal stories.

Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 2014 Gender in Dialogue audio