SA Singer Chaka Chaka and I at the Man Up campaign kickoff in Johannesburg July 5. Rosebell's Photo

Yvonne Chaka Chaka has described Man Up as “a brilliant campaign which
captures the heart of young people. Using music and soccer as a
catalyst for change is the best way to motivate young leaders to
transform how women and girls are treated in every country, in every
city, in every home around the world.”

Ugandan delegate Prudence Nyamishana with South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka. A Rosebell Kagumire photo

“This is a two-way street,” she said. “Things are changing. Gone are
the days when a woman’s job was in the kitchen. In my house, my
husband wakes up early to take care of the kids. Because they are not
my kids, they are our kids.”

“It’s us, society, that makes these rules and regulations.
Ten people can make more of a difference than 100 people who are causing a mess.

The Spanish delegation provided us with the red cards for violence against women.


"Innocence has a pretty face" that's the captivating message on a poster by The National South African Film and Publications Board. The cyber can be a dangerous place for children, I loved the message.