Human rights attorney Samantha Ngcolomba has established a law practice that is helping women in need in impoverished communities – most of them rural. And it is all pro bono.
For more than half-a-century, the Black Sash has been helping people in tangible concrete ways realise their human rights. Formed in response to the discrimination practised by the apartheid government, today it still works to assist the downtrodden.
On Sunday 22 March on the morning after Human Rights Day, the people of Joburg are invited to join the Jozi Freedom Ride, a 28-kilometre cycle through city suburbs once separated by apartheid, from Sandton via Rosebank, Houghton and Parktown, ending in Alexandra.
The inaugural Women and Girls Summit 2014 will bring together a thousand women from all over Africa to discuss social, health and economic issues.