South Africa

Rise4justice blog: ALEX RISING FOR JUSTICE By Mantala Nkoatse V-Girls South Africa

Published: 20 January 2014 > South Africa

ALEX is rising

The township of Alexandra known Alex is one of the oldest townships in South Africa. Mantala Nkoatse shares her vision for One Billion Rising for Justice in her community in Alex. One Billion Rising is a campaign that encourages everyone to rise for justice and because justice is peace for…

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Rise4Justice Blog: The Transformative Journey That was South Africa by Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

Published: 11 October 2013 > South Africa


I journeyed to Johannesburg South Africa, with Cecile Lipworth, Managing Director of V-Day and Joliz Cedeno the Campaigns Manager. We were headed to South Africa to meet with activists, media, dancers, philanthropists and other parties who were interested in the One Billion Rising for Justice Campaign, a campaign for justice…

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Emotional Creatures Changing South Africa!

Published: 11 October 2013 > South Africa


by Joliz Cedeño, Campaigns Manager There is an energy in South Africa unlike any country I’ve traveled to before. It doesn’t come from its bustling city landscape, but rather the present and palpable desire for change. Upon meeting activists and V-Girls throughout Johannesburg and Cape Town it was evident –…

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My vision of Justice: “Just Us”

Published: 8 July 2013 > South Africa


By Mbali Khumalo  Mbali is one of V-Girls South Africa founder members. She has been instrumental in growing V-girls and is currently a first year law student at University of Cape Town. My appreciation of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa runs deep. In fact, as a first…

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