Social Media

APPLY NOW: Social Media Boot Camp For Activists

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The Communications Advocacy Project is excited to invite activists, advocacy officers and communications practitioners to a two-day social media boot camp in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 29 – 30 June 2017. This interactive and intensive boot camp is geared towards solving activists’ most grueling social media challenges, and sharing tools, tips and best practices relevant to various […]

Communications

Media plays vital role in promoting human rights

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‘I have no doubt in my mind of journalists’ commitment to promote human rights in Africa.’ The media has an indispensable role to play for human rights in Africa, underscores the newly elected president of the African Court for Human and People’s Rights (AfCHPR), saying it is vital for the respect and dignity of the […]

Social Media

Social Media Activism: Effective or Slacktivism?

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If you use any social media, whether its Facebook, Twitter, or even Instagram, you’re no stranger to social media activism. It takes the form of Facebook profile picture overlays, trending hashtags, or the latest movement, Standing Rock location check-ins. There are a lot of opposing viewpoints on whether those using social media to voice their […]