GHS gives voice to the youth on Youth Day

2018-06-20 06:01
Nozipho Mbanjwa, a global moderator, facilitated the GHS indaba. PHOTO: supplied

Nozipho Mbanjwa, a global moderator, facilitated the GHS indaba. PHOTO: supplied

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

PIETERMARITZBURG Girls’ High School hosted its first indaba in celebration of Youth Day on Saturday, inviting various schools in the surrounding area to discuss issues that are affecting the youth.

Hosting up to five schools at the indaba, pupils were allowed to engage in stimulating conversations which helped in facing their problems they deal with at school.

Former Girls’ High head pupil Nozipho Mbanjwa, who is now a global moderator, helped ensure smooth proceedings at the young people’s indaba.

Many major issues were raised such as racism and discrimination, along with the hardships the pupils have had to face while dealing with these injustices.

GHS principal Andrew Graaf marvelled at the levels of maturity the pupils displayed when engaging with one another and said that the reason for the indaba was to provide a safe space for the pupils to voice their thoughts about serious issues and to possibly try to find a solution for those problems.

“Seeing these pupils engage with one another and the understand that they have, show how times have changed.

“These pupils have a voice and have a right to be heard and acknowledged,” said Graaf.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
 

Share your 67 minutes with animals in need this Mandela Day

With an abundance of activities to get involved in, why not lend a hand towards animals in need this Mandela day? Here are some ideas of how you can spend your 67 minutes...

 

Paws

Kevin Anderson’s dog is winning at Instagram!
Kim Kardashian-West buys fake testicles to boost her dog’s self-esteem
10 tips on exercising your dog
Our top picks for doggo post of the week
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.