OP-ED REFERENCING RWA’s SEED WORK

To mark Biodiversity Day co-founder and president of the Schmidt Family Foundation Wendy Schmidt, published in Inside Philanthropy (a journal directed towards funders), calling on the philanthropic sector to disengage from industrial agriculture and invest in agro-ecology and food sovereignty, highlighting the work being done by African civil society to build a more human rights-based … More OP-ED REFERENCING RWA’s SEED WORK

FREEDOM DAY

Robertson informal Settlements, Western Cape. On Freedom Rural Women’s Assembly Western Cape joined the residents of three (3) different informal settlements in Robertson who gathered to raise their concerns about the different challenges they face in their informal settlements. Amongst the issues the communities discussed was the poor service delivery by their municipalities. The residents didn’t … More FREEDOM DAY

FREEDOM DAY

Zolani, Western Cape The Freedom Day event was planned from the annual youth meeting held in February, our youth planned to host a Hip – Hop and Art Show in commemoration of Freedom Day. The objective of the event was to showcase the diversity we share in our communities as the youth, even though  up … More FREEDOM DAY

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN AT THE LOCAL CLINIC

Berlin Clinic, Eastern Province On the 20th of April 2022, RWA Eastern Cape visited Berlin clinic to raise Gender Based Violence awareness, to introduce UNDROP and its implications to rural women, youth and children. We also prepared food for patients because we understand that they might be hungry due to long queues in our clinics. … More GENDER BASED VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN AT THE LOCAL CLINIC

SEED SAVING INTEVIEW WITH SISTER NORAH MLONDOBOZI

We interviewed Rural Women’s Assembly’s seed saver sister Norah, based in Limpopo Province. Seed Saving is one of the tasks of Rural Women’s Assembly and today we want to educate you about the importance of seed saving. Sister Norah clearly explains the role of Seed Saving in our African communities. Question: What is seed saving? … More SEED SAVING INTEVIEW WITH SISTER NORAH MLONDOBOZI

WORKERS’ DAY

WORKERS DAY STATEMENT  1st May 2022 1st May is May Day, also known as Workers’ Day, has been officially recognised and observed since the first democratic elections in 1994. The day serves both as a celebration of workers’ rights and as a reminder of the critical role that trade unions, labour organisations, local associations and … More WORKERS’ DAY

Rural Women’s Assembly – Southern Africa Media Statement: 21 April 2022 Commemorating the International Day of Peasant Struggles The International Day of Peasant Struggles is observed annually on 17 April to commemorate the anniversary of the massacre of 19 peasants from the Landless Workers Movement, who were killed while struggling for land in Eldorado dos Carajás, … More