Johannesburg based social entrepreneur and Activator Xolane Voro Da-Viruz Ngobozana in partnership with Nqobile Katlego Enterprise have launched a campaign called donate a school bag.
The Eastern Cape Education has recognised Activator, Zoleka Mtiyas bold programme in rolling out teenage school pregnancy awareness programmes in schools in Port Elizabeth.
Kids, I love kids. I am passionate about childrens issues because I want to live in a society where all children receive equal love and opportunity.
Overtime, discussions on HIV/AIDS have seemingly became redundant, with people feeling AIDS fatigue, which can be defined as an oversaturation of information due to having heard the same thing over and over again.
We figured education can brighten up the community. So we decided to use that as tool to challenge and change the status quo. Therefore, starting education awards for high school learners became one of the viable and innovative ways of addressing South Africas social ills at the grassroots level.”
We as the Sanitary Campaign feel that the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, must motivate government to speed the process and add more manpower to addressing the issue. But we want the government to focus on this serious issue 365 days of the year and not only for 16.
The Power of 40 believes that besides Mandela day, which is a National volunteer Day, there is no other time where people (in this instance young people) get together and do good.
Catch up on the Twitterview we had with Rape Crisis
If our people lose courage to confront what is wrong then we became collaborators
Low income earners that use subsistence farming to supplement their income and ensure food security, are reported to already be struggling.
“Gender activism is so important, we need to be consistent from the start…”
“Child marriage is a traditional practice that in many places happens simply because it has happened for generations and straying from tradition could mean exclusion from the community.”
I identify myself as a pro-African feminist man and aim to use my areas of research and scholarship to assist in the development and rewriting the narrative of the African Continent.
The current student protests that have erupted across the country are historic. They demonstrate a younger generation willing to take up the struggle against inequality, and to insist on the principle of education for all.”
Nomtika Mjwana, 22 years, Based in Western Cape, ACTIVATE! Intake 1 2015.
Despite the usually misunderstood difference between gender and sex and the impact that it has on ones identity, African culture is realistically a gender sensitive one.
The problems of the youth in South Africa are interconnected. Crime, inequality and joblessness are all indirectly connected to crisis of a class divided society in terms of wealth distribution.
Corruption Watch is one of the leading Civil Society Organisation whose objective includes fighting corruption and the abuse of public funds in South Africa.
It is difficult to have access to water sources because we are far away, besides that the price to build as well is expensive, so we normally use wheel barrows to collect water from the river which is 3 to 5 kilometers from our houses.
Yesterday, parliamentarians were debating transformation at higher education institutions after the #FeesMustFall protests. Minister Blade Nzimande didn’t even mutter a word about the #ReleaseTheReport. Which raises the question, now that #FeesHaveFallen, what now?