Hub Talks are monthly motivational talks that bring a range of professionals, creative practitioners and activists to The Hub and Skills & Soup. With support from Selibeng sa Thuto Trust in 2023, Hub Talks aim to inspire our participants to stand up for human rights and become active and engaged citizens, and open their eyesContinue reading “Hub Talks”
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WordPower 2020: Locked down with my abuser
By Vuyani Tshabalala-Monyake Hello, my name is Moratehi. I wish! No, seriously, my name is Lithonako: a curse handed over to me by my mother, by my narrow-minded grandmother. I was born while my migrant father was away, so my mother had to bear the brunt of being fertile enough to conceive a child soContinue reading “WordPower 2020: Locked down with my abuser”
Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change
From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”
Gender violence costs SA R40bn, so now will govt act?
Originally posted by Mail & Guardian By Czerina Patel Every year in South Africa, an estimated more than one million rapes occur; more than a thousand women are killed by an intimate partner; and gender-based violence (GBV) costs our straining economy around R40-billion (yes, that’s with a “b”). Every single year. KPMG has just released a new report (withContinue reading “Gender violence costs SA R40bn, so now will govt act?”