International Learning Exchange in South Africa

International Learning Exchange in South Africa

The third cohort of Movement Makers just returned from an international learning exchange in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.


The international learning exchange, a key part of the Move to End Violence program, is an opportunity to learn from and with allied activists and sisters movements on how we can build global movement for liberation and social change. (Read more about why an international exchange is a key component of this program.)

Follow the Movement Makers’ journey in South Africa via these blogs.

Day 1: Cape Town, South Africa—A Glimpse into the Anti-Apartheid Struggle and Meeting Local Women Leaders

Day 2: Building Connections Between Movements, Immigrant Rights and Ending Violence Against Girls and Women

Day 3: Community Transformation Through Land, Water, and Agricultural Reform

Day 4: Cape Town, South Africa—Gender-Based Violence & Trafficking; Cultural Resistance; LGBTQ Rights

Day 5: Learning the Power of Oral Histories in Advancing Human Rights

Day 6: Movement Makers Explore Pilanesberg National Park, Johannesburg

Day 7: Johannesburg – Violence Against Girls and Women

Day 8: Final Site Visits in Johannesburg, Conversations on Solidarity and Movement Building

Day 9: Lesley Ann Foster, Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre, Meets with Movement Makers to Reflect on Leadership and Movement Building

Day 10: Closing Reflections in South Africa

Read more about the individuals and organizations Movement Makers met with in South Africa.

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