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In our August update, On Her Terms — Lead, Karin Joseph writes about her first visit to Karunalaya, Amos’ partner in India, and explains Diwali Dinners — our new fundraiser which we’re launching this October. She shares news of our first supporter trip to Tanzania to visit our partner Cheka Sana and reveals the next Amos Book Club selection.
16th June marks the 43rd anniversary of the Soweto Uprising. In 1976, whilst South Africa was under apartheid rule, thousands of black school children marched in Soweto to protest about the poor quality of their education and to demand that they be taught in their own language.
Karunalaya, our partners in Chennai, India, have been representing their country and the rights of children on the streets since 2014. This year is no different as Karunalaya is representing South India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup in London in May. Full details.
“It was a radically challenging and encouraging night learning from such a formidable figure as Davis, still full of the energy needed for this struggle against inequality even after more than five decades involved in activism.” Karin Joseph writes about listening to legendary activist Angela Davis speak at the Women of the World Festival in London.
“On Her Terms is transforming the lives of girls and young women on the streets so that they can be free from abuse. We are journeying with them as they take control of their lives, challenging the daily injustices they experience.” Karin Joseph writes about some of the difficulties of journeying with girls and young women who live on the streets.
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