Notes from South Africa - Valerie


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Notes from South Africa - Valerie


"Today (6/22/2017) I participated in a Gender-Based Violence (GBV) workshop presented by SK from Sonka Gender Justice and hosted by the Social Justice Coalition in Khayelitsha. The workshop was interactive and included various games and open debate between community members. The facilitator, SK, also explained the difference between "gender" and "sex" and then using ice-breaker approach, we discussed what "value" means and how it can conflict with human rights of other people. They were also kind  enough to gave me the floor to interact with community members about barriers to successful prisoner reentry in their communities! Another great day in CT!"


Valerie Metla

Rutgers Graduate School - Newark

Office of the Dean

185 University Avenue

John Cotton Dana Library, Suite 306
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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