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Immediately following the “children’s revolt” in Soweto in June 1976 and the massacre and repression with which the apartheid regime countered it, Mrs…

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist, militant and fighter for freedom died on Monday 2 April 2018 at the age of 81. Throughout her life she was celebrated as a freedom fighter who…

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Trafficking children is a universal problem that is affecting a big number of children. The reality of child trafficking is shocking and irrefutable. Every day on twitter there is an alert of a missing child and young adults in their…

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Marielle Franco was born 27 July 1979, she was a Bazilian politician, feminist and human rights activists. The single parent of an 18 years old daughter was studying at Fluminense Federal University, studying master’sdegree in Public Administration…

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Last Thursday, March 15, agrarian reform activists joined the mobilization in multiple cities across Brazil to condemn the murder of Marielle Franco (Psol), Rio de Janeiro city councilor, and of her driver Anderson Gomes. The impact of Marielle’s execution was…

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The Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) and Khanya College have produced a new book that captures the stories and struggles of Community Health Workers in South Africa. The book comes after almost 10 years of organising by CHWs…

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During this peaceful demonstration which was within the rights of the community the police shot and killed one community member who together with scores of others were pursued and injured in a…

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The Minister of Finance described the budget as a way out of economic stagnation. However our assessment of Budget 2018 is that it does not respond adequately to the economic crisis as experienced by millions of Black South Africans…

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[The following letter was issued by the Global Women’s Strike, a network of women organisations and activists that campaign on the need to value women’s work in the home, and on women’s lives. The Global Women’s Strike is active in

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SUBJECT: Oxfam South Africa (OZA) stands firm for accountability in the handling of sexual abuse by all including Oxfam, I write to you as a key partner in our pursuit of a world that is just for all, without the…

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