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Human Rights Day: Remember Sharpeville

21 March 2018 - 6:45pm

War on Want continues to stand with our partners, as we did back then in 1960, in their fight against the root causes of racism – neo-colonialism and neoliberalism.

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“From garment factories to rural communities, women are the resistance.”

21 March 2018 - 3:00pm

Written by Marienna Pope-Weidemann and originally published in Red Pepper. 

Meet the women activists from around the world taking up the fight for social justice. By Marienna Pope-Weidemann from War on Want.

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