What Youth Day means to YOU?

June 16 – Youth Day – Soweto Uprising – Hector Pietersen – Bantu Education… You may be thinking, it's 2016 so what's this got to do with me?

June 16, commemorated annually as National Youth Day, is about honouring the bravery of thousands of Soweto schoolchildren on a day that changed the course of South Africa's history and gave us the freedoms we have today.

Today, YOU are free to go where YOU want, to be friends with whom YOU choose, to attend the schools and universities that YOU want and to learn in a language that YOU are comfortable with. YOU can voice YOUR opinions and make sure YOU are heard. YOU have access to the news, internet and social media that keep YOU updated and give YOU the platform to express YOUR thoughts and opinions. YOU have the power and freedom to connect and make a difference.

So during Youth Month, take some time to look back at how far we have come and celebrate young people.

Tell us in the comments section below, what does Youth Day mean to YOU? Use the month to remember the power of YOU; connect and make a difference!

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Anonymous 15 November 2018 12:56

Hi I've been having problems with my vagina ever since the beginning of the current year, it has this unusual discharge, it doesn't smell awful,it stays on the corners of my vagina I can only see it if I stick my finger in my vagina and the discharge look like an egg white that was boiled but not well done. I've gone to the clinic 3 times and was told I have STI and they gave me treatment in all cases my partner did go as well and they gave him the treatment. The problem is that the discharge still the same and it never went away and when I tried to explain to the nurse in the clinic the third time I went there but she kept saying it still STI but by that time me and my partner had broken up and not having sex with anyone and was given treatment again but still did not work, I'm so tired of going there and be told the same thing and still don't get cured , I'm slowly losing hope and I know this might affect my fertility if it's something serious, what could this be?? Cancer maybe? Or herpes?? Please help

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