Portia T. Loeto

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Feminist & Lecturer

Portia Loeto is a Feminist and Gender Education Lecturer at the University of Botswana (Department of Educational Foundations). Currently, she is a full-time PhD student in Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney and her research topic is on the generational body image dynamics of Batswana women. As a budding academic, she constantly challenges herself in academic research and writing in her field. She makes her second contribution to BUWA! with this article. Her first article for BUWA! was adapted from her Masters thesis and entitled “Notions of beauty and attractiveness”. She is the co-founder of Young Women Rise, a feminist organisation in Botswana that provides a safe space for young women’s dialogue, education and awareness-raising on various pertinent gender issues. Twitter handle:



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