YOU KNOW MY NAME, BUT DO YOU KNOW MY STORY?

Stories connect people. They help break down suspicion and build understanding. Until we know each other’s stories we can never fully trust each other. What’s your story?

 

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Go beyond the #hashtag with the power of story

Making your voice heard online is good. Making a difference offline is better. Stories shape the way we see the world.

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I hated being the dark one

Growing up with a dark complexion caused a lot of teasing and pain for Zama. She shares her story of overcoming discrimination and discovering her beauty..

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The campaign will inspire and support South Africans to get to know each other’s stories. When we know more about each other, stereotypes fall away and understanding builds.

 

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Dear O, I miss you dearly, it’s been a while but I will be fine. Days are getting better, and everyone is doing just fine. Mommy is imagining a twenty-year old you, in varsity and living your fullest life. I imagine your daily phone call, asking me all sorts of life questions.

I Took His Shame and Made It My Identity

Connie’s life has been a rollercoaster from an early age. The sexual abuse she endured during the time her family lived in a squatter camp was the beginning of a tough road that would include anorexia, drugs, abuse, infidelity, prostitution and her daughter’s suicide. Against all odds, Connie triumphed.