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.