The Gender Forum hosted debaters from different university campuses to discuss about gender hierarchies as defined by the interpretations of societal norms. The primary objective of the Forum was to provide varying perspectives from the younger generation on patriarchy and its effects on society and people’s everyday lives.
African gender equality champions have made notable strides - through the state, in political parties, in the media and the economic sphere toward a seemingly elusive gender equality goal. Efforts are frustrated by interpretations of societal norms and values rooted deeply in patriarchal structures and mindsets. Has enough been done to re-socialise or re-educate?