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South Africa: Western Cape Education Takes a Stand On Gender-Based Violence

December 9, 2020
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) supports the 16 Days for No Violence Against Women and Children, a global campaign calling for an end to Gender-based Violence (GBV). The annual campaign takes place from 25 November (International Day of No Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). This year’s theme is “Orange

‘I Was Not Going to Stand.’ Rosa Parks Predecessors Recall Their History-Making Acts of Resistance

March 13, 2020
On March 2, 1955, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin was sitting on a totally full bus in Montgomery, Ala., when the driver asked her and three black schoolmates give up the whole row so that a white woman could sit. According to her biographer Phillip Hoose’s account of the events, her classmates got up and moved to…