Dr Benita Moolman

Benita Moolman, Gender Summit 5 Africa speaker
Researcher, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa.

Knowledge Exchange Forum: Gender Monitoring and Evaluation

Theme 3 wrap-up: Gender and Science Systems

Benita Moolman is a Research Specialist in the Human and Social Development Unit . She holds an M (Phil) in Women and Gender Studies at the University of the Western Cape and obtained a PhD in Feminist Geography from the University of California, Davis in the United States. 

Before joining the HSRC in December 2011, she was Project Coordinator at Heinrich Boell Stiftung and Rape Crisis Cape Town. She has also worked in the areas/organisations of gender violence, sexualities, and community development. Her areas of research interest include: intersectionality of race, class, sexuality and gender, African, urban and sexual spaces, gender violence. Her most recent work is entitled, Rethinking “Masculinities in Transition” in South Africa. Considering the intersectionality of race, class, sexuality with gender. African Identities, 11, 1, 2013.