Dela Gwala is a full-time feminist, activist writer and post-graduate student at the University of Cape Town (UCT) with an honours degree in International Relations and currently completing an MA in Creative Writing. She has a keen interest in combining a love for writing with the pursuit of gender justice. She has experience writing about gender-based violence for various online publications. Shecurrently runs a student organisation called UCT Survivors – a platform that survivors of sexual violence at UCT use to speak out. She also works as the facilitator of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights group that housed in and funded by the African Gender Institute at UCT.