Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History. Transaction Publishers. Each workshop session was organized around a particular gender-related issue. Gender transformation aims instead for transforming the patterns of thought, relationship and practice that underlie patriarchal and unjust forms of gender Barker et al.
One participant stated this as follows: Because the distribution of condoms was a well publicised act, many warders and inmates felt that he was shaming and disgracing them. They were placed there by a warder or moved there themselves, knowing that it was the only safe place in the prison.
Men in these interviews described gendered codes, practices, and regulatory strategies that they negotiated through sexual practices amidst complex sexual and social hierarchies in carceral settings.
At the heart of the campaign was a series of workshop sessions with male and female participants who were recruited by local community-based organizations CBOs that partnered with Sonke in the communities it worked.
Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence. Many participants reported that not all inmates located on the special section were homosexual. One participant described an incident where an inmate was accused of masturbation as follows: The fight was because one man said that the other man was masturbating.