About Lerato Mogoatlhe

Lerato is content writer & editor at Global Citizen South Africa. She is passionate about Africa and the continent as a home she is fiercely proud of.

Stories

  1. Article: #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 13, 2019

    Global Citizen joined the march, which shut down Johannesburg's Stock Exchange. Read more

  2. Article: Nigeria Will Help Repatriate 600 Citizens as Xenophobic Violence Continues in South Africa

    Nigeria Will Help Repatriate 600 Citizens as Xenophobic Violence Continues in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 10, 2019

    It’ll support those left in distress by violence aimed at African immigrants in South Africa. Read more

  3. Article: 2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 10, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This decreases their chances of ever breaking the cycle of poverty. Read more

  4. Article: Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New York University Read more

  5. Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  6. Article: South African Singer Sho Madjozi Speaks Out as Xenophobic Attacks Spark Riots

    South African Singer Sho Madjozi Speaks Out as Xenophobic Attacks Spark Riots

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 4, 2019

    Celebrities, politicians, and activists are condemning the attacks sweeping the country. Read more

  7. Article: Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 4, 2019

    And 3 million more people aren’t guaranteed at least one meal daily. Read more

  8. Article: #AmINext: South African Women Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender Violence

    #AmINext: South African Women Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 3, 2019

    South Africa is said to be one of the most violent places in the world for women and girls. Read more

  9. Article: The Shocking Case of Uyinene Mrwetyana Highlights South Africa's Gender-Based Violence

    The Shocking Case of Uyinene Mrwetyana Highlights South Africa's Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 2, 2019

    The 19-year-old's disappearance last week has prompted outrage in South Africa. Read more

  10. Article: This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    An estimated 3.7 million girls and young women in South Africa can’t afford sanitary products. Read more