WOMEN IN SOCIAL
The series will involve profile interviews and long form feature articles covering autobiographical elements, the work of their organisations and the critical role these organisations play in furthering the democratic project and the constitutional promise of a society in a transition.
Mandisa Dyantyi: Women in Social Justice
Women in Social Justice Webseries STANDING FOR JUSTICE IN KHAYELITSHA Mandisa Dyantyi is an activist, Deputy General Secretary of the Cape Town based Social Justice Coalition (SJC). Mandisa is a dedicated activist passionate about human rights and addressing inequality, especially gender inequality.
Tshenolo Tshoaedi Women in Social Justice
Tshenolo Tshoaedi is the Executive Director and the Secretariat of the National Council. Leads the work of CAOSA. One of its primary functions is to oversee the measures that regulate the work of community-based advice offices. Further CAOSA’s work is also about contributing to the sustainability of community-based advice offices.
Palesa Madi: Women in Social Justice
Palesa Madi, an attorney and the Acting Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) is one such lawyer. The organization she is now a leader in, is certainly no stranger to that kind of law. Founded in 1978 by Professor John Dugard as a legal research unit within the University of the Witwatersrand.
Tracey Davies: Women in Social Justice
Tracey Davies is executive director of Just Share. Tracey holds a BA LLB from UCT and an LLM from New York University, for which she received a full scholarship as a Hauser Global Scholar. Just Share is a non-profit shareholder activism organisation. We believe that responsible investment can help to create a more just and inclusive economy.
Noncedo Madubedube & Tracey Malawana: Women in Social Justice
Equal Education was founded in February 2008. EE is a community and membership-based movement who is striving for quality and equality in the South African education system, through campaigns based on research and policy analysis.
Umunyana Rugege: Women in Social Justice
Umunyana Rugege, a human rights lawyer, is the Executive Director of the organization. She has been with the organization since 2010. SECTION 27 The organization, named after the clause in the South African Constitution that enshrines the right to healthcare, food, water and social security.
Koketso Moeti: Women in Social Justice
Koketso Moeti has a long background in civic activism and has over the years worked at the intersection of governance, communication and citizen action. In 2019 she was announced as an Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity. Koketso is also an inaugural Obama Foundation Fellow and an Aspen Institute New Voices Senior Fellow. amandla.mobi is an independent, community advocacy organisation that seeks to build a more just and people-powered Mzansi.
Women in Social Justice
The social justice sector at the height of the pandemic, continues to confront declining education budgets, fights for access to unemployment insurance, to food in food insecure areas, and extends the hand of our healthcare system through the work of care and community health workers that have strengthened the national response.