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Episode Info: In this episode, we travel to the Vaal---a semi-rural area in South Africa, whose violent past still haunts it. We examine Letsema, an innovative community wide effort to combat gender based violence, and negative social norms around women and the LGBT community. Nina Benjamin and Nispho Twala explain why the Vaal can be such a violent place, and how the Letsema program bacame so successful. Michele Friedman, a Senior Associate of Gender at Work, reflects on the systemic impact that Letsema had.Read more ยป

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