Audery February, BRAVE Senior Leader, interviewed Patsy Daniels as part of BRAVE’s Women’s month focus on inspirational women. Patsy, is a community worker, her passion for community services started in the early 2000’s. She speaks about how she grew up surrounded by people and always listened to their stories about the challenges they faced and since then made it her job to give back to her
As we come to the end of women’s month, we reflect on why this month is so detrimental for all women and girls. We celebrated and honored our women and girls throughout this month because of how far we have come to fight for our rights. This year has been difficult as we are still in a global pandemic and have experienced much trauma and loss.
“Imagine not being able to take a morning run, not being able to wear your favourite shirt, not being able to go to the post office. Imagine not being able to live freely and always feel confined because your body and its politics are those of others. Now imagine being a woman in South Africa. For centuries, women in this country have fought for their seat at
Traci Hurling interviewed Audery February, as part of BRAVE Rock Girl’s women’s month focus on inspirational women, both are BRAVE Senior Leaders. Audery February joined BRAVE 8 years ago at the age of 14. She is a registered tour guide for Escape+Explore, a Cape Town tourism company and the 2020 winner of the Rise Africa award (for Up-and-Coming Rising Star) at the We Are Africa gathering.
Ameera Allie, BRAVE Senior Leader, interviewed Mary Magdalene Tal as part of BRAVE Rock Girl’s women’s month focus on inspirational women. Mary, a compassionate, dedicated woman who advocates for human rights and a seeker for justice for all humankind. Mary Tal is the founder and Executive Director of Whole World Women Association. An organization that aims to create safe and nurturing spaces for refugee and migrant
“Your Respect is My Strength” By Isis Amusa, United States BRAVE Rock Girl It’s 7:30 AM, 1:30 AM in the United States. I should be in bed, but I’m here, I’m finally here. Soon after jumping off the bus, we all gather around a bench made by Rock Girl BRAVE in previous years. It reads, “Your Respect is My Strength” and “You Strike a Woman and You Strike a
BRAVE Rock Girl Audery February was selected as the first BRAVE Adventure Guide to train full-time with Escape+Explore adventure travel company during the recent We Are Africa conference. Audery led travel experts and journalists from around the world up Table Mountain for a sunrise concert, on stand up paddle boards for morning yoga, and around the Cape Peninsula in the BRAVE mobile studio. A huge thanks
BRAVE trains girls to become leaders who speak up and demand change. AS youth reporters, the girls document their own stories, and record other girls’ stories to advocate for solutions to the challenges they face, including gangsterism, sexual violence, lack of sanitation, poor reproductive health care, HIV-AIDS, and teen pregnancy. The BRAVE Road Trips resonate with people across South Africa, and the globe. Since December 2016, BRAVE girls have