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South Africa

Kaleidoscope Youth Network

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2009

Globe Member of ILGA since 2012


Contact

Address: No physical offices
Johannesburg C/O Gay and Les
South Africa
Phone: +27 83 947 8853
Email
Website:    http://kaleidoscopenetwork.weebly.com 

Team

Contact: Tish White


Works

Works on :
  • National level

This organization has not listed the communities it serves

Arts, culture, history and pride

Use of media and the internet
Visual arts
Pride/Action events
International Day Against Homophobia
Women’s day

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Promoting LGBTI rights as Human rights

Health

World AIDS Day

Laws and leadership

Human rights
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)
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The Kaleidoscope Youth Network is an umbrella youth organisation located in South Africa that comprises of seventeen LGBTIA student solidarity organisations found at tertiary education institutions throughout the country. Examples of member organisations are Activate Wits, Lesbigay, Rainbow Blood and POUT. The Network endeavours to eradicate hate crimes on campuses, promote wellbeing, and develop future leaders. The Network is run by a small Executive Committee and the collective meets annually at a Lekgotla (conference) to discuss issues related to youth activism in a challenging climate where issues like rape and murder of gay and lesbian persons are significant and threaten the wellbeing of all. We recognise that there are specific youth issues that stand out from broader sector issues, like conflict with parents, academic inclusivity and initiation practises on campuses. More information on KYN, as well as a list of member organisations: http://www.facebook.com/kaleidoscopenetwork
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