Most Recent Content from: Itumeleng Letsoalo

  • Article: 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

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 9, 2019

    No girl should be missing school because of their period. Read more

  • Article: '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

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 6, 2019

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

  • Article: 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

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 3, 2019

    HIV is not a death sentence, stigma is. Read more

  • Article: 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

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 27, 2019

    Sex education doesn’t sexualise children. Read more

  • Article: This Cote d’Ivoire Designer Made a Set of Emoji That Shatter Stereotypes About Africa

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

    By Pia Gralki  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 19, 2019

    Representation matters. Read more

  • Article: 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

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

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

  • Article: 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.

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 12, 2019

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

  • Article: Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Oct. 14, 2019

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