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In commemoration of International Youth Day on 12 August, Activista South Africa, ActionAid’s youth network, took to the streets of Vosloorus in Gauteng to demand an end to the violence meted upon...
I went to visit a group of young people who we work with in Orange Farm under Activista. My heart dropped when the Activista team and I listened to their stories about how unemployment affects their...
  7 and 8 December, as part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign of No Violence Against Women, ActionAid in collaboration with the Centre for Citizens’ Participation in the African Union (...
Adolescence is a crucial stage of life and one that is challenging to most girls because of its physical and psychological changes. One of the major physiological changes in adolescent girls is...
On 25 November, to kick start the 16 Days campaign, South African Activistas, marched in solidarity with the Rainbow Activist Alliance,who took to the streets of Johannesburg to hand over a...
I often wonder why who I am is defined by my gender Why my core being is limited to the physical state I was born into. Society boxes me into one thing—a female, But I am not just a female, I am not...
 I was lucky to be part of the 2015 seasonal school that was organized by one of ActionAid South Africa’s (AASA) partners. The Forum of the Empowerment of Women (FEW) in collaboration with...
 The annual Soweto Pride march was held in Meadowlands on 26 September. It was one of the biggest and, arguably, the best since the inaugural march held 11 years ago. From less than 100 people...
Mining Titanic headed for an iceberg    “Now what state do (we) live in?— Denial”. Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, could very well have been referring...
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 Women’s Voices Upholding Human RightsBy Caroline Ntaopane MpumalangaMpumalanga holds the largest reserves of coal and has the largest number of coal fired power plants generating 94% of...