What is going on in Ukraine? Here is what you need to know. Russia has attacked Ukraine in what could be the start of war in Europe over Russia's demands for an end to NATO's eastward expansion. This is a serious crime on peace and the lives of those who are in Ukraine. We stand in solidarity with Ukraine! 🇺🇦 Find ways to help here: https://ukrainewar.carrd.co/ #TheJusticeDesk #humanrights #ukraine#war #ukraineupdate #nato #sanctions #russland #krieg #kiev #stopwar #endviol
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Every day, as a society, we vote for what we believe in through our actions, words and choices. We, as The Justice Desk, are asking you to consider us within your everyday choices. Your vote will ensure that our project heroes can continue to thrive to the best of their abilities, all because you believed in them!
The Justice Desk is desperately in need of volunteers for 2022! Join us as educate, empower and equip the next generation of incredible everyday activists and changemakers. For more information on how to get involved please email firstname.lastname@example.org! The Justice Desk is hosting a volunteer orientation and social on Saturday, the 5th of February 2022 at our new office in Green Point! We are very excited to introduce you to our new home! Our orientation training is for all ret
Today on #internationaldayofeducation, we are celebrating educations role for peace and development. Without inclusive, quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed in achieving gender equality and breaking the cycle of poverty. "Without learning, we cannot know our Human Rights" - Martin Minanza. Education is a human right with immense power to transform and empower. If you would like to donate to our Justice schools that we work with /our
We are proud to introduce our fifteenth voice in our “16 Voices in 16 Days” Campaign against gender-based violence! Zolani Mahola is a South African singer, actress, storyteller and world-renowned inspiration speaker, now also known under the stage name The One Who Sings. She is known as the lead singer of the internationally-acclaimed pan-African South African music group Freshly Ground since 2002. The Justice Desk believes in the power of the everyday person, especially in
We are proud to introduce our twelfth voice in our “16 Voices in 16 Days” Campaign against gender-based violence! Marco Spaumer joined The Justice Desk in 2020 as a Goodwill Ambassador, and since then has demonstrated true commitment as an everyday activist. Marco is well-known for his role as Tim De Plooy in the popular Afrikaans soapie Suidooster. Throughout the year, Marco has been very involved in our projects, volunteering his time to visit project sites and our communit
We are proud to introduce our eleventh voice in our “16 Voices in 16 Days” Campaign against gender-based violence! Neon Dreams is an award-winning Canadian Alt-Pop duo as well as The Justice Desk's Global Goodwill Ambassadors! After experiencing our work first-hand, the group, their label and management team wanted to support the work of TJD. Neon Dreams member, Frank Kadillac explains: "When I was a kid I was put into programs to help me and I'm looking back and remembering
Let me tell you something about women. To illustrate this, I am going to take a spin on an old saying. Anything men can do, women can do whilst carrying the weight of the patriarchal values that undermine her very existence Consider this: You cage us, we break through You break us, we mend You spit on our very existence We rise You degrade us, disrespect us And still, we disarm You censor us, objectify us And shame us for your thoughts You label and rate each part of our bodi
We are proud to introduce our tenth voice in our “16 Voices in 16 Days” Campaign against gender-based violence! Edward Jacobs is an incredible volunteer at The Justice Desk's Ntsika yeThemba project for boys without positive male role models, an activist and a writer for 'Boys will be Joys' that provides research-based tools targeted at men and the masculinities that they embody. The Justice Desk believes in the power of the everyday person, especially in their ability to cre
Our CEO and Founder Jessica Dewhurst was interviewed on eNCA news about our #16DaysOfActivism campaign '16 voices in 16 Days! Whilst we recognise that 16 Days alone is not enough, we also recognise that it is a start. We have seen that when one voice sounds, many voices echo, bringing with them a wave of positive change. That is why for 16 Days of Activism our campaign “16 voices for 16 days” is calling on incredible voices to start the conversation and inspire others to do t
We are proud to introduce our second voice in our “16 Voices in 16 Days” Campaign against gender-based violence! Craig Lucas, South African singer, songwriter, and winner of The Voice SA Season 2 - joined The Justice Desk in 2019 as our first-ever Global Goodwill Ambassador. Since then, he has been using his platform to promote and support the work of TJD. This year Craig has dedicated his time and energy volunteering as a lead mentor in our Ntsika yeThemba project. He has ha