Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane

Moiloa Maleshoane Form E MORIJA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL Women in Lesotho are very strong. Even if they are poor, they don’t easily give up. It is significant to say that women are to be cared for and respected in the whole world. ‘Mateboho Lerotholi, ‘Mareitumetse Mokhoro and ‘Makatleho Pitso captured my imagination, and showed meContinue reading “Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane”

Prize giving for WIR essay competition

In April and May 2016, Primary and High Schools were invited to bring classes for guided tours of the Women In Resistance exhibition at Morija Museum. An essay writing competition was held for High School students based on the exhibition. We held a prize giving for the essay writing competition today, with first place goingContinue reading “Prize giving for WIR essay competition”

Hub students’ work exhibition

On 1st of September 2016, The Hub brought the “Women in Resistance, Morija” exhibition of work by our students to Alliance Française de Maseru. This is a 6 portrait exhibition of inspiring women in Morija, completed in March 2016 with support from the Vodacom Lesotho Foundation.. Entrance to the exhibition at Alliance Française de Maseru is free, itContinue reading “Hub students’ work exhibition”

Online Exhibition

In May 2015, the Alliance Française de Maseru hosted the exhibition Women in Resistance (WIR) by French photographer Pierre-Yves Ginet. Twelve photographic portraits and written profiles of Basotho women sponsored by Vodacom Lesotho Foundation were displayed alongside Pierre-Yves Ginet’s work. In November 2015, the twelve portraits moved to the Morija Museum and Archives (MMA), whereContinue reading “Online Exhibition”

WIR School tours and essay competition

In April and May 2016, Primary and High Schools are invited to bring classes for guided tours of the Women In Resistance exhibition at Morija Museum & Archives. Tours will be available in English and Sesotho. An essay writing competition will be held for High School students based on the exhibition, with prizes sponsored byContinue reading “WIR School tours and essay competition”

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up! Officially opening tomorrow, Wednesday March 30 at Morija Museum & Archives. In February, eleven members of The Hub were trained in the basics of portrait photography and journalistic writing. They worked in pairs to photograph and interview six inspiring women in Morija. These six profiles have now beenContinue reading “The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!”

The Hub profiles Morija’s Women In Resistance

With continued support from Vodacom Lesotho Foundation, The Hub is implementing a number of activities geared at engaging its members and young learners from schools in and around Morija around the theme of the Women In Resistance exhibition. The Hub ran photography and writing competitions in January 2016 to select members who are participating in thisContinue reading “The Hub profiles Morija’s Women In Resistance”

Women In Resistance exhibition now open at MMA

The Women In Resistance exhibition re-opened at Morija Museum and Archives on Wednesday, November 18. It will stay there as an outdoor exhibition, free and open for anyone to view. Early next year, The Hub’s members will get an opportunity to add onto the exhibition with their own work of Morija’s Women in Resistance. SeeContinue reading “Women In Resistance exhibition now open at MMA”

November 18 – Women In Resistance

Women in Resistance was a traveling exhibition, that was displayed at Alliance Francaise in March 2015, dedicated to women around the world who exist, resist, argue, survive and rebuild. Vodacom mWomen sponsored portraits of ‘women in resistance’ in Lesotho to be added to the exhibition in March. Following the exhibition, Vodacom mWomen ensured each ofContinue reading “November 18 – Women In Resistance”

Women in Resistance exhibition coming to Morija

Did you get to see the Women in Resistance photo exhibition at Alliance Française de Maseru in May? The exhibition, by French photographer Pierre-Yves Ginet, showcased different women from around the world who are in various ways fighting for equality, justice, dignity and survival. Portraits of Basotho women, taken by Lesotho-based photographer Meri Hyöky, were addedContinue reading “Women in Resistance exhibition coming to Morija”