#SaveUsFromSaviours

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by Jenn Warren

During the Malmo University Communication for Development Voice and Matter Conference that took place from 17-20 September 2014, Andrea Cornwall told the story of the influential sex workers’ collective in India, Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad (VAMP), the initiative Save Us From Saviours, and their video responses to the sensational and derogatory VICE​ film “Prostitutes of God” in 2010 [1].

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#YouthVoices

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by Yamkela Nqweniso

I was born in Cape Town, and I studied primary school at Luleka. That is when I was introduced to Grassroot Soccer. I was still young then, I was 10 and now I’m 15. I wanted to get involved because I wanted to be part of Grassroot Soccer, trying to build a new generation that will be free from HIV, and to be on the positive and the safe side.

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#ShoutingBack with Sport

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Sonwabise Dick coaches a group of young people in Manchester City, UK, on life skills, gender equality and HIV awareness.

 

by Athiphila Sidondi and Sonwabise Dick

On 29 June 2015, the Cape Town media barely covered a terrible tragedy at Osi’s Tavern in Khayelitsha, in which eight young women died in a stampede. Yet only days prior, a non-fatal shark attack in the Eastern Cape received worldwide attention.

What is the value of young, black, females in the media, and in South Africa especially?

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