After years of us campaigning for an end to the tax on womxn’s periods, Treasury finally listened. From the 1st April 2019 sanitary pads will be VAT free (zero-rated). This victory is thanks to members of the amandla .mobi community. But it may be too soon to celebrate this victory. Corporate greed may still stand in our way. If you would like to help us keep track of sanitary pads prices, you can tell us the prices of sanitary pads... Read more welcomes the settlement reached between ICASA and the cell phone companies at the Johannesburg High Court today. This means that  from 28 February in 2019, new regulations will take effect. This means that consumers will not lose unused data and airtime will last longer as consumers will be notified when their bundle runs out, and have the choice to opt in to out of bundle rates. Millions of South Africans, especially the poor, would have benefited from this regulations... Read more

Summary of the Campaigner Fellowship: The Campaigner Fellowship is designed for writers and community organisers to receive training in best practice campaigning, intensive coaching and hands on practical experience in running campaigns. This 3 month full-time, paid Fellowship is open to Black women and non-binary people, and will be based at the offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. There are 6 spots available for the Fellowship, which will run from 1 October 2018 to 21 December 2018. Read more

NGO Feminist Caucus Statement on Sexual Harassment 28 May 2018 #WeBelieveThem We, the undersigned Feminist collective, stand in solidarity with, and as a default, believe all womxn[1] who come forward, who report on their experiences of sexual harassment and assault. This includes cases that have already been reported in the media, and those who have not spoken about it. We applaud the incredible bravery it took for those who have spoken out thus far, especially with the knowledge that we live in... Read more

Position: Operations and Finance Manager Employment type: This is a 12 month fixed-term contract and is subject to funding availability Start date: Monday 16 July 2018 (negotiable) Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Deadline to apply: 3pm, Friday 25 May 2018. Late applications may be accepted at the organisations discretion Black women, non-binary people, people living with disabilities and LGBTIQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.   Summary of position: is inviting applicants to join our small, but highly skilled team,... Read more

Honourable Committee Members, my name is Nqaba Mpofu. I represent and today I speak on behalf of over 47,000 people who signed their name to the following statement: “We the undersigned completely reject the proposed VAT increase and call on you as our elected leaders to scrap the VAT increase for 2018/2019. The Standing Committee on Finance should consider each of the undersigned names as an individual submission which categorically rejects the VAT increase in the Fiscal Framework and... Read more

Position: Full time Web Developer Start date: As soon as possible Location: Anywhere in South Africa Overview of the position The Online Progressive Engagement Network ( and ( seeks a full-time Web Developer to provide direct service to our organisations, as well as two other NGOs based in Europe. OPEN, and the other NGOs are focused on social, economic and environmental justice. We are looking for a mid-level full-stack developer with expertise in Git, skilled in web frameworks... Read more

Preamble: We are constantly hearing reports of women experiencing rape and abductions and all manner of abuse when traveling by taxi. While some politicians have denounced this violence, this is not enough. But unless we turn public outrage into real action by our leaders, we will continue to live in fear. Because women and children commuters expect safe, pleasant and reliable commuting in taxis and on any other public transport in Mzansi, Soul City in collaboration with other women centred... Read more

In less than a week the Fees Commission will stop receiving public comments on how to fund higher education in Mzansi. Given historical challenges, and the quest for justice by the Fee Must Fall movement, we have to use this opportunity to call for a transformed and decolonized education system. Click here to send your submission directly to the Fees Commission: Read more

We delivered the names of over 26,000 people to government's Telecommunications Portfolio Committee. Our voices were heard, with President Zuma announcing at SONA that "lowering of data costs is uppermost in government's policies and plans" [1][2]. But our leaders have failed to commit to our demand of at least a 50% cut in the price of data, or outline a concrete plan and timeframe. We won't make #DataMustFall happen overnight, but the amandla .mobi team will continue to monitor government's plans and work with you... Read more