About Itumeleng Letsoalo

Itumeleng is a Global Citizen fellow and a social justice activist who is passionate about women and girls and the LGBTQI+ community. Inspired by Ava Duvernay, she believes in storytelling as a powerful tool for change.

Stories

  1. Article: 5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice
    Citizenship

    5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 17, 2019

    Spread the spirit of Ubuntu in 67 minutes. Read more

  2. Article: Only 66% of Classroom Time in South Africa Is Spent on Teaching
    Education

    Only 66% of Classroom Time in South Africa Is Spent on Teaching

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 11, 2019

    This study paints a worrying picture of South Africa’s education system. Read more

  3. Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  4. Article: Meet the Man on a Mission to Fight Youth Drug Addiction in South Africa
    Health

    Meet the Man on a Mission to Fight Youth Drug Addiction in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|June 14, 2019

    A former addict himself, Itumeleng Selepe knows first-hand how addiction can destroy lives. Read more