While South Africa has made great legislative strides to create a gender equal society, obstacles remain which prevent these reforms from taking hold.
Dr. Erin Tunney is a professor of Women’s Studies and Sociology at Carlow University. She earned her PhD from Emory University and holds a Master of Arts degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University. Before teaching at North-West University in South Africa and Emory, Dr. Tunney worked on gender violence and personal development of youth. Her research focuses on gender violence in post-Apartheid South Africa and post-conflict Northern Ireland.
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