South Africa

“Dear Cyril” by Naomi Ncayiyana

Published: 14 September 2019 > South Africa

In this time of escalating femicide in South Africa – ONE BILLION RISING (OBR) – AS A GLOBAL MOVEMENT AND AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY – STANDS WITH OUR SISTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA, as we RISE, RESIST and UNITE for their freedom. We thank Naomi Ncayiyana for writing and sharing this…

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RISE FOR OUR SISTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Published: 6 September 2019 > South Africa

In this time of escalating femicide in South Africa – ONE BILLION RISING (OBR) – AS A GLOBAL MOVEMENT AND AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY – STANDS WITH OUR SISTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA, as we RISE, RESIST and UNITE for their freedom. We have recently seen the escalation of femicide in South…

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SOUTH AFRICA LAUNCHES ONE BILLION RISING 2019 by Lucinda Evans (One Billion Rising South Africa Coordinator)

Published: 30 November 2018 > South Africa

Today We Launched the 1BillionRising South Africa 365 Days Campaign, Protecting our Vagina Campaign and Youth Rising. Official Photos to follow and Launch of Facebook page. Some Highlights of the Day: Powerful stories of survivors, of the brutalization of their vaginas. Deep deep conversation about women leadership. Questions asked were-…

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by Samukelisiwe Khumalo

Published: 15 December 2015 > South Africa

Samukelisiwe Khumalo, is a fierce V-Girl from Soweto, South Africa who has, on her own, curated Samu’s Sunday Summits, where she invites the girls in her neighborhood to meet once a month and talk about issues that face them – in their families, at school, amongst their friends. She sent…

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Watch: V-Girl and One Billion Rising Youth Coordinator from South Africa discuss the youth movement

Published: 25 February 2014 > South Africa

This incredible, straight forward interview about the youth culture and sexual violence in South Africa. Karbo also preforms the spoken word piece I Am Not What You Fear. Learn more about V-Girls HERE. 

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V-Girl Initiative Samu Sunday Summit participants share their visions of Justice

Published: 12 February 2014 > South Africa

Samukelisiwe Khumalo, a fierce V-Girl from Soweto, South Africa who has, on her own, curated Samu’s Sunday Summits, where she invites the girls in her neighborhood to meet once a month and talk about issues that face them – in their families, at school, amongst their friends. When she recently…

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Rise4Justice Blog: Building healthy Relationships by Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

Published: 5 February 2014 > South Africa

Greenhills School and One Billion Rising for Justice Building healthy Relationships February 4, 2014  Annual Day at Greenhills is a day designed to enhance the school’s commitment to diversity. The theme this year was “Fight for other’s Rights”. After the keynote, students attended breakout sessions with a broad range of community…

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READ: Open Letter to my Sister-I Believe You by global coordinator Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

Published: 3 February 2014 > South Africa

One Billion Rising coordinator Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende in South Africa shares her incredible piece of writing I Believe You. To read more of her writings, visit her blog On Becoming Barbara, and Writing HERE. Dear sister I want to thank you for your emails and your inbox messages. It has taken me a while…

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Cape Town Rises with the sun goddesses!

Published: 3 February 2014 > South Africa

On February 1st, women from different corners of Cape Town gathered at 5 am at Sunrise Beach in Muizenberg to celebrate Womanhood. Host Deveshni Naidu called a gathering of the RED TENT Movement to join others who are deeply in need of a healing space, and together a Sacred Circle…

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