Gavaza has a PhD from the Johannes Gutenburg University of Mainz. Her most recent postdoctoral work was in the Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery Unit at the Human Science Research Council. She has also worked as a postdoc in the Becoming Men Research team at the University of Amsterdam and as a research consultant at United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility.
Research, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Gendered violence and masculinities
Current Research Activities:
My current research is on digital activism in South Africa with a focus on the women’s movement .
POL1005S (Introduction to Politics)
POL2043S (South Africa Politics)
POL5057FS (Data Analysis in Political Science: Qualitative
Maluleke, G & Moyer, E. (2020) We Have to Ask for Permission to Become': Young Women's Voices and Mediated Spaces in South Africa. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Maluleke, G. (2019) Women and Negotiated Forms of Belonging in Post-apartheid South Africa. Critical African Studies.
Non-Peer reviewed articles
Maluleke, G. (2015).Forging Solidarity in Europe: African Women Speak. BUWA! A Journal on African Women’s Experiences (6). pp 60-68
Maluleke, G.(2014). Categories Unveiled: Women’s participation in Politics. In African Women in Power/Politics. African Women’s Journal (8). pp 22-24
Maluleke, G. (2017). Doing Mothering from the Margins. In Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization. (pp 89-109)
Demeter Press Artner, L and Maluleke, G. (2016). Contested universal R/rights – The New Family Code in Mali. In Negotiating Normativity: Postcolonial Appropriations, Contestations and Transformations. (pp. 159-173) Springer International Publishing: Switzerland
Maluleke, G. (2013). The Islamic family law and gender development in the MENA Region. In Weltatlas Soziale Arbeit. (pp 67-78) Beltz Juventa: Weinsheim und Basel Other Publications (Newspaper articles and Reports)
Maluleke, G. (2016). Women and Unity in South Africa. Our World
Maluleke, G.(2016).Women’s Voices in South-South Migration: Exposing Salient Forms of Xenophobia and Negotiated Ways of Belonging in South Africa, Policy Report No. 03/09. Barcelona: United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM)
Maluleke, G. (2015). Women and the Xenophobic Narrative in South Africa. OpenDemocracy