Über Itumeleng Letsoalo

Itumeleng is a Global Citizen fellow and a social justice activist who is passionate about women and girls and the LGBTQAI+ community. The young writer believes in the power of story telling to impact social change, and enjoys disrupting spaces where black queer women are mostly not welcome.

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  1. Artikel: South African TV Star Sade Giliberti on Mental Health and Queer Representation

    South African TV Star Sade Giliberti on Mental Health and Queer Representation

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|21. Februar 2020

    We spoke to the former child star turned TV personality about the changes she wants to see. Mehr Lesen

  2. Artikel: We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|9. Dezember 2019

    No girl should be missing school because of their period. Mehr Lesen

  3. Artikel: 'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|6. Dezember 2019

    Gates joined journalist Redi Tlhabi to talk gender equality and her book "The Moment of Lift." Mehr Lesen

  4. Artikel: How I Lost My Brother to the Stigma Surrounding HIV/AIDS in South Africa
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    How I Lost My Brother to the Stigma Surrounding HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|3. Dezember 2019

    HIV is not a death sentence, stigma is. Mehr Lesen

  5. Artikel: Here’s Why Comprehensive Sex Education in South African Schools Is so Important
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    Here’s Why Comprehensive Sex Education in South African Schools Is so Important

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|27. November 2019

    Sex education doesn’t sexualise children. Mehr Lesen

  6. Artikel: This Cote d’Ivoire Designer Made a Set of Emoji That Shatter Stereotypes About Africa

    Mit seinen Emojis bricht der Grafikdesigner O’Plérou Grebet mit Stereotypen über Afrika

    Ein Beitrag von Pia Gralki  und  Itumeleng Letsoalo|19. November 2019

    375 Emojis für mehr Vielfalt auf deinem Handy. Mehr Lesen

  7. Artikel: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    Ein Beitrag von Lerato Mogoatlhe  und  Itumeleng Letsoalo|15. November 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Mehr Lesen

  8. Artikel: Almost 80% of Grade 4 Students Struggle to Read in South Africa. This Campaign Wants to Change That.

    Almost 80% of Grade 4 Students Struggle to Read in South Africa. This Campaign Wants to Change That.

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|12. November 2019

    Nal’ibali wants 120,000 more South Africans to register for library cards in the next two months. Mehr Lesen

  9. Artikel: Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|14. Oktober 2019

    The country would become the fifth in Africa to have such a severe punishment for homosexuality. Mehr Lesen

  10. Artikel: It Could Soon Be Mandatory for South Africans to Be Trained in Sign Language

    It Could Soon Be Mandatory for South Africans to Be Trained in Sign Language

    Ein Beitrag von Itumeleng Letsoalo|8. Oktober 2019

    The Pan South African Language Board is working to protect the rights of the Deaf community. Mehr Lesen