#Human Rights

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Article: Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    Patel was just 13 when she confronted her school’s anti-Black policies. Read more

  • Article: Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 12, 2020

    “The louder we scream about social issues the more the world cannot continue to ignore us.” Read more

  • Article: South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 11, 2020

    At least 10 people have died at the hands of law enforcement. Read more

  • Article: How a Camel Library in Ethiopia Is Helping Kids Forced Out of School By COVID-19

    How a Camel Library in Ethiopia Is Helping Kids Forced Out of School By COVID-19

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 8, 2020

    The project reaches more than 22,000 children in 33 villages. Read more

  • Article: Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 2, 2020

    The study explored women's rights to make decisions on sex and reproductive healthcare. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens Have Already Taken Over 136,000 Actions to Improve Education in South Africa
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    Global Citizens Have Already Taken Over 136,000 Actions to Improve Education in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 6, 2020

    Here's what happens next in the #RaiseTheGrade campaign. Read more