Celebrating Women’s Day

Celebrating Women's Day .. Women form an integral part in the building of families, communities & the nation at large. Today we firstly acknowledge & salute the brave Women of 1956, who took to the streets & marched to our Union Buildings in petition against the pass laws which served to maintain population

Remembering the Youth of 1976

Remembering the Youth of 1976! On the 16th of June 1976 between 3 000 and 10 000 students marched peacefully towards the Orlando Stadium in response to the language of Afrikaans alongside English being made compulsory as a medium of instruction in schools in 1974. On their pathway they were met by heavily armed

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day Article Jems Foundation Human Rights Day in South Africa is celebrated on the 21st of March. The day is historically linked with the Sharpeville Massacre that occurred on the 21st of March 1960. On this day in 1960, 69 people tragically lost their lives and 180 people were wounded when police opened