South Africa

Rise4Justice Blog: The Rising has begun in Cape Flats, Cape Town South Africa by Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

Published: 31 January 2014 > South Africa

Last Wednesday, January 22, women from Bonteheuwel, Mitchell’s Plein, Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Nyanga, Langa, Dunoon and Bonteheuwel Community Centre on the Cape Flats Bishop Lavis all came together to for a One Billion Rising for Justice, at . “Many shared their personal pains, and everyone shared in prayer. Through the testimonies,…

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Finding a voice after rape and sexual abuse by Andy Kawa

Published: 27 January 2014 > South Africa

South African V-activist and Founder of Kwanele: Enuf is Enuf shares why she feels so strongly about achieving systematic and judicial justice for the women and girls of South Africa. To find out more and support her work visit their website.

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

Published: 20 January 2014 > South Africa

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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