Category Archives: Gender Based Violence (GBV).

2018 Feb. 18: Opportunities dressed as challenges

by ‘Mamohlakola Letuka In life there are many opportunities, some of which are disguised as challenges. It was an ordinary Sunday evening when I received a Facebook message from Lineo, Ba re ene re coordinator. Lineo being the person I … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 18: Reflections Part 1: Go tell it to the mountain, it is violence in the ear

by Tambu Muzenda On the 27th of January, we arrived in Lesotho for the Photo Experience workshops and field work with participants we didn’t even know would touch our lives so deeply. After several days of interactions, discussions and tears, … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 15: Participating in the 2019 Photo XP

Text and Phots by Ts’episo Mahooe A week of Muholi’s mobile school of photography was overwhelming. At first when I heard that Sir. Professor. Muholi was coming to Lesotho to facilitate a workshop I was very excited. First day when … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 14: Remembering to breath during Lesotho XP.

Text and Photos by Tsebo Phakisi I should have known the first day I left home to attend the weeklong Photo XP workshop that my life would change. I should have felt that the week would be a thrust so … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 13: Ba Re Ne Re Photo XP – A career and life altering experience

Text and Photos by Mats’eliso Mots’oane January 28th: In December 2018, Lineo who is a good friend of mine told me that Prof. Zanele Muholi would be visiting Lesotho as part of a workshop with Ba Re Ne Re. Ba … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 21: Bagwetshiwe abasolwa ngokudlwengula

by Londeka Dlamini BAVELE enkantolo ephakeme e-Port Elizabeth ngo Lwesine abalisa abane abasolwa ngokudlwengula owasifazane ngenxa yobulili bakhe (Corrective Rape). Owesifazane oneminyaka engamashumi amathathu nanye (31) esiligodlile igama lakhe wadlwengulwa, wahlukunyezwa ngesihluku wabelwa nempahla yakhe zingu 29 ku Masingana (January) … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 13: Mother of the recently murdered lesbian demands justice

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Zanele Muholi  A suspect is due to appear in the Tsakane Magistrate Court today (October 14), in connection with the fatal stabbing of Phumzile Nkosi (27) on October 2, 2014.   Pastor Dlamini led … Continue reading

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