This article examines the implications of the trial of Jacob Zuma, current president of the ANC, for sexual and gender politics in South Africa. The article argues that a central, contested issue in public debates on the trial was the relationship between public and private spheres in society.

Culture, Gender equality, Sexual rights, Zuma
African Studies

Hassim, S. (2009). Democracy's shadows: Sexual rights and gender politics in the rape trial of Jacob Zuma. African Studies, 68(1), 57–77. doi:10.1080/00020180902827431