5 Minutes With Thembinkosi

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"South African economy will not grow with an education system that continues to produce more employees that job creator."

5 Minutes With Tumelo

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"You need to be doing what you love to really be living. The two have a way of bringing fore your own light so that it may shine into others."

5 minutes with Lusanda

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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.

5 Minutes With Karabo

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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.

5 Minutes With Vuyokazi

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"Gender activism is so important, we need to be consistent from the start..."

5 Minutes With Lance

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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.

5 Minutes With Nomtika

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Nomtika Mjwana, 22 years, Based in Western Cape, ACTIVATE! Intake 1 2015.

5 Minutes With Sibusiso

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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.

5 Minutes With Gratitude

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"...pregnancy is seen as a girl childs issue and I feel it is very important to engage with these young men so that both the mother and father knows the important role that they each play in raising a child."

5 Minutes With Cindy Lee

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We provide education and awareness through hosting workshops, talks and events in communities and schools.

5 Minutes With Chelsey

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The support we have been given from ACTIVATE! in workshopping our project proposal and asking ourselves the 'right' questions around our role as South Africans, has been so helpful.

5 Minutes With Nomfundo

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If I dont get out of bed and actively make the changes that I want to see in the world, no one else will.

5 Minutes With Liza

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Many feel where they come from dictates their future, they dont realise the information that is out there and what they can achieve if they look for opportunities.

5 Minutes With Lethiwe Nkosi

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People need to stop working in silence and become vigilant about those around them who can aid them in bringing the change they want to see.

5 Minutes With Zimkhitha

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I want to be the voice for the ones that cannot speak for themselves and let them be heard.