Lilian Mwanangulu

HR Assistant

I joined SECTION27 on 11 May 2015. I have recently been promoted to HR Assistant

I look after everyone and ensure we work in a happy and clean environment. I also keep the ship running, i.e. I make sure we have coffee.

I stick around because there are some really cool people working here, who are saving the world one soul at a time, and it’s great to be a part of that team.

Before I joined SECTION27, I worked at CARE International as a Research Assistant where I did work in TB, HIV/AIDS and the ARV roll out in different provinces. I am the mother to two lovely children whom I love very much and I am currently studying to be an accountant.

Fix The Patent Laws Coalition will picket outside the Department of Trade and Industry to call for patent reform for access to medicines.

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Over 200 social movements, trade unions, civil society organisations and individuals call on Parliament to reject the unconstitutional 2021 Budget and uphold human rights.

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Despite some promising developments, the 2021 budget reduces real term funding to basic education and healthcare sectors in the medium term.

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Media Release: Basic Rights of blind and partially sighted people violated by Government Blind and partially sighted people’s basic human…

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We are also dying here - stop blocking access!

Save lives now: support the Covid-19 TRIPS Waiver! South African Civil Society organisations call on countries blocking the proposal at the WTO to change their vote.

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27 January 2021 Joint media statement: Minister Motshekga, don’t let child hunger continue! Honour the spirit of the court judgment…

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On International Women’s Day in 2021, SECTION27 salutes women on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Johannesburg: 5 February 2021 The supply of safe and effective vaccines for all is being artificially rationed because of the…

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Covid-19 Vaccine Q&A - vaccine literacy cards EnglishisiZuluseSotho isiXhosa Here we answer some frequently asked questions about the Covid-19 Vaccine.…

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Dear Friends of SECTION27 What a year this has been! Our team has been busier than ever – we put…

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SECTION27 calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all. COVID-19 vaccines, which have been developed using public money and…

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Johannesburg 30 November 2020: Today, the HIV Policy Lab, a collaboration among academics, United Nations and civil society partners from…

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Close to a year ago, the family of Michael Komape - a five-year-old learner, who fell into a pit toilet…

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Women in social justice - Umunyana Rugege

SECTION27's Executive Director, Umunyana Rugege, on the work of our organisation, her role and her thoughts on advancing social justice.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important it is to invest in social programmes. Many of South Africa’s public services,…

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School Meals Now! #9millionmeals

3 November 2020 Joint media statement: New Equaliser survey shows there are still problems with getting food to learners who…

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The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement’s outlook for the healthcare system 3 November 2020 - The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)…

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29 October 2020 Joint MTBPS media statement: No new money for schools, but SAA’s rescue plan equals almost a year’s…

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Fix the Patent Laws Coalition supports South Africa and India’s proposal to facilitate access to COVID-19 vaccines 15 October 2020,…

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Joint statement: Survey of Equalisers shows that most learners who are only in classrooms on certain days are not getting…

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SECTION27 welcomes its new board members Prof Eddie Mhlanga, Prof Ann Skelton, Justice Johan Froneman and Shaeera Kalla.

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Protesting for #9MillionMeals on Grayston Bridge, Johannesburg

8 September 2020 Joint statement: As the rollout of school meals continues to improve, education departments must ensure that learners…

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SECTION27's Week Ahead: 31 August - 4 September 2020 "Fighting the good fights starts with foregrounding values that matter and…

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This guide details, step by step, what to do at the hospital, the police station, the court or school to report sexual abuse and get justice. 

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Over 1.5 million learners are still not provided with National School Nutrition Programme meals, with some education departments failing to report on rollout.

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Open Letter: Former Heads of State and Nobel Laureates Call on President Biden To Waive Intellectual Property Rules for COVID…

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BlindSA and SECTION27 are taking govt to court to challenge apartheid copyright law and fight for the human rights of persons who are blind or visually impaired.

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