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Dr. Sheila MEINTJES Honorary Associate Professor, Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


2001-2004 Full-time Commissioner, Commission for Gender Equality, South Africa
2005 Associate Professor in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand
2006-2010 Head, Department of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
since 2015 Honorary Research Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies and History Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


Board Member and Chairperson, Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre Against Violence Against Women, 2001-2012
Committee Member, Advertising Standards Authority, 2002-2004
Board Member and Chairperson, Women'sNet, 2003-2009


Women organizing for liberation in South Africa, In: Balghis Badri; Aili Mari Tripp (eds.): Women's Activism in Africa: struggles for rights and representation, Zed Books, London, 2017
Gender and Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Comparative Reflections, In: Chandra Lekha Sriram, Suren Pillay (eds.): Peace versus Justice? The Dilemma of Transitional Justice in Africa, KZN Press, Pietermaritzburg, 2009
The Politics of Engagement: Women Transforming the Policy Process - Domestic Violence Legislation in South Africa, In: Anne-Marie Goetz, Shireen Hassim (eds.): No Shortcuts to Power: African Women in Politics and Policy-Making, Zed Press, London, 2003
Beth Goldblatt; Sheila Meintjes: South African Women Demand the Truth, In: Meredeth Turshen; Clotilde Twagiramariya (eds.): What Women do in Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa, Zed Press, London, 1998