Here's how South African students talk about race and gender

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University of Cape Town students.

I went to South Africa in November to report for our project, Across Women’s Lives. I sat down with a group of students at the University of Cape Town to talk about gender. The discussion quickly turned to race and class as well. Some members of the group knew each other before the conversation began but others did not. I was struck by how frank they all were. Here are some edited highlights from the discussion.

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