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South Africa

Black South African Students at Pretoria High School for Girls Are Protesting for Their Right to Wear Natural Hair

Over the weekend, students at Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa gathered in protest of the school's discriminatory code of conduct. The y... Read More »

These Girls Are Changing the World, One Skateboard at a Time

Afghanistan's first skateboarding school Skateistan is launching a new platform for young girls to create their own futures.  Although the school welc... Read More »

Nelson Mandela’s Impact on Women

Nelson Mandela said, “Freedom cannot be achieved unle the women have been emancipated from all forms of oppre ion.” As South Africa’s first democrati... Read More »