Children mobilise men through ‘PhotoVoices’

In 2010, Sonke Gender Justice produced storytelling impact pictures through its PhotoVoice project with migrant communities in Musina, Limpopo. The project encouraged boys to use photography and writings to describe their daily lives focusing on their hopes, concerns and experiences related to human rights, gender and HIV and Aids. Leading up to this process, PhotoVoice […]

PhotoVoice to Empower Children and Educate Men in Two Rural Communities

PhotoVoice to Empower Children and Educate Men in Two Rural Communities

Welcome to PhotoVoice – a look at one community through its children’s eyes. PhotoVoice is a school-based project that trains learners to use photography and writing to chronicle their daily lives. In this exhibit, we invite you to listen to children’s hopes and concerns, and to join them in finding ways to create positive change […]

Nkandla PhotoVoice Posters

Photovoice Posters Mhlonto & Nkandla

Sonke launched the Nkandla PhotoVoice project in June 2008 with a four-day workshop taking place with 20 children at Mphathesitha High School in Nkandla, KZN. The project gave learners the space to talk about their experiences, hopes and dreams and mobilises adults, especially men, to help them meet their needs. The learners spoke about problems […]

PhotoVoice in Nkandla and Mhlontlo

PhotoVoice to Empower Children and Educate Men about Gender and HIV and AIDS in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal and Mhlontlo, Eastern Cape

The Mhlontlo implementation of the PhotoVoice project was undertaken with 20 young children between the ages of 9 and 11. Since the learners were quite young, this implementation didn’t bring out quite the same critical concerns as the Nkandla project. It was nevertheless a valuable insight into the experience of the children. Many children told […]