Weekend Workshop: Human Rights

From July 13-14, 2019, The Hub hosted Lineo Badia for a weekend workshop on Human Rights, and documenting Human Rights stories. Lineo is an experienced human rights lawyer and activist. She volunteers her time and skills to promote youth participation and protection of the rights of the vulnerable, with particular interest in women, children and the LGBTIQ community in Lesotho. On Sunday, participantsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Human Rights”

March Weekend Workshop: Women’s Rights & Gender Based Violence

The weekend workshop for March on Women’s Rights and Gender Based Violence wrapped up yesterday afternoon at The Hub. Over the two days Human Rights Lawyers Mats’eliso Khesa and Mpho Maema of Women’s Law Clinic broke down a number of issues facing communities in Lesotho. Founded by Advocate Mpho Maema in 2016, Women’s Law ClinicContinue reading “March Weekend Workshop: Women’s Rights & Gender Based Violence”

On The Project: Lineo Tsikoane

Originally posted on: https://love961.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/on-the-project-lineo-tsikoane/ This past Saturday my life changed again. I feel like it changes all the time, but well, why would it not? Everything else changes. At some point not so many days ago the sun used to set at 7:30pm, now not anymore. The sun now sets earlier, and it seems it missesContinue reading “On The Project: Lineo Tsikoane”

The Project – Pizza & Conversations

On Saturday 4th February, The Hub hosted the inaugural event of The Project, a new initiative founded by six young Basotho women: Tsebo Phakisi, Mats’eliso Mots’oane, Mpho Maema, ‘Masehlabaka ‘Mokose and Madingane Maliehe. The Project aims to provide a safe space for honest and open intergenerational conversations about feminism, sexuality and the complexities of beingContinue reading “The Project – Pizza & Conversations”

Lesotho to celebrate IDAHOT on May 17

In the face of repression, events celebrating this year’s May 17 International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) are planned for at least seven of the 82 countries where homosexuality is not legal.  As people in many other countries celebrate diversity and the right to free expression, remember how difficult it is for many LGBTI people in Continue reading “Lesotho to celebrate IDAHOT on May 17”